• History of GCISD

    1869 - Grapevine Masonic Lodge built first area school
    1887 - Grapevine College – private school
    1907 - Grapevine College designated as state high school – corner of Austin and Worth streets
    1908 - First graduating class – 1 student
    1936 - Pleasant Glade School consolidated with Grapevine schools
    1938 - Central Elementary School was built with Works Progress Administration labor
    1939 - Miller School consolidated with Grapevine schools.
    1948 - Minters Chapel School consolidate with Grapevine schools.
    1948 - Afro-American Elementary School was built.
    1952 - Opened Grapevine High School on Worth
    Street (later Grapevine Middle School site)
    1954 -
    GHSand Administration building (both on Worth Street) were remodeled, adding elementary classrooms
    1956 - GHS added "new and very up-to-date" Homemaking Department and Vocational Agriculture building was added
    1959 - Original high school became district’s administration building
    1959 - Cannon Elementary School built first wing – 1963 another wing added
    1962 - Grapevine ISD consolidated with Colleyville ISD
    1962 - Central Elementary School added cafeteria and band hall
    1963 - GHS added new wing and gymnasium
    1963 - Colleyville Elementary School built
    1969 - Opened Grapevine High on Mustang Drive – Old GHS building on Worth Street became Grapevine Middle School
    1972 - Opened Dove Elementary School
    1974 - District Administration offices at 3051 Ira E. Woods opened
    1975 - Opened Colleyville Middle School and district became known as Grapevine-Colleyville ISD
    1979 - Timberline Elementary – opened 1979 – 1981
    1986 - Opened O.C. Taylor Elementary
    1987 - Addition to District Administration offices
    1988 - Opened Bear Creek Elementary
    1990 - Opened Grapevine Junior High School (later renamed Cross Timbers Middle)
    1991 - Opened Heritage Elementary
    1992 - Opened Heritage Middle
    1992 - Addition and renovations to District Administration building
    1993 - Opened Bransford Elementary
    1994 - Opened Grapevine Elementary
    1995 - Opened Glenhope Elementary and Silverlake Elementary
    1996 - Opened Colleyville Heritage High
    1996 - Re-opened Cross Timbers Middle School (from 9th Grade center Grapevine Junior High)
    1997 - Opened new primary building at Timberline Elementary
    2000 - New Mustang-Panther Stadium opened
    2001 - New Grapevine Middle opened (301 Pony Parkway, Grapevine)
    2002 - Renovations and construction projects to all campuses and facilities completed with funds from 1998 Bond Program
    2003 - Opened KidzU, extended care program, with locations at each campus.
    2005 - Grapevine-Colleyville ISD voters approved a $107.9 million bond measure by 2:1, with 2,298 in favor, 1,056 against.
    2007 - New artificial turf installed in Mustang-Panther Stadium
    2007 - New Colleyville Elementary opened (5911 Pleasant Run Rd., Colleyville)
    2007 - Through partnership with GCISD, JPS school-based health center opens next to Timberline Elementary School.
    2007 - Opened Early Childhood Development Center for children of employees at 5401 Heritage Blvd, Colleyville.
    2007 - Expanded KidzU to include Early Childhood Development Center and Classes After Classes for middle school students.
    2008 - New electronic scoreboard installed in Mustang-Panther Stadium, replacing 15 year old board.
    2008 - Professional Development and Education Center opens in former location of Colleyville Elementary (5800 Colleyville Boulevard, Colleyville), housing VISTA, BRIDGES, Nutrition Services and meeting facilities.
    2010 - Renovated Administration building reopens.
    2011 -
    Grapevine-Colleyville ISD voters approved a $124.5 million bond program.
    2012 - GCISD 50th Anniversary of the consolidation of Grapevine and Colleyville schools.

Last Modified on September 5, 2012