Briarmeadow, Houston

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Briarmeadow is a subdivision in Houston, Texas, United States.

History[edit]

James E. Lyon developed Briarmeadow. A July 10, 1955 article described the beginning of Briarmeadow. At first 258 acres (1.04 km2) straddled Westheimer Road, with 18 acres (73,000 m2) for commercial and retail establishments.[1]

The 1957 Parade of Homes showcased Briarmeadow.[2]

Education[edit]

Briarmeadow is within the Houston Independent School District. The community is within Trustee District VII, represented by Harvin C. Moore as of 2008.[3]

Briarmeadow is zoned to:

Briarmeadow residents are zoned to Margaret Long Wisdom High School (formerly Lee High School) and may choose to attend Lamar High School or Westside High School.[6]

Residents of the Piney Point Elementary School attendance zone may apply for the Briarmeadow Charter School.[7] Mark White Elementary School is scheduled to open in August 2016. Residents of the Piney Point Elementary zone, along with those of the Briargrove, Pilgrim, and Emerson zones, will be allowed to apply to this school.[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "James E. Lyon's Impact on Briarmeadow Archived September 11, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.." Briarmeadow.
  2. ^ "Briarmeadow's 50th Anniversary Archived September 11, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.." Briarmeadow.
  3. ^ "Trustee Districts Map Archived July 11, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.." Houston Independent School District. Retrieved on November 11, 2008.
  4. ^ "Piney Point Elementary Attendance Zone Archived August 14, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.." Houston Independent School District.
  5. ^ "Revere Middle Attendance Zone." Houston Independent School District.
  6. ^ Home Page as of May 9, 2005. Lee High School.
  7. ^ "Registration." Briarmeadow Charter School.
  8. ^ Baird, Annette. "Planned HISD elementary to relieve crowding." Houston Chronicle. June 10, 2014. Retrieved on December 21, 2014.

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