Watch for school zones as GISD classes start Aug. 16

Early election results start to come in for the Georgetown ISD 2018 bond election.

Early election results start to come in for the Georgetown ISD 2018 bond election.

The first day of classes for schools in Georgetown ISD is Thursday, Aug. 16. The Georgetown Police Department reminds drivers to slow down in school zones. As students go back to school, police will be monitoring school zones throughout the city.

Look for the school zones at most of these GISD schools:

  • Carver Elementary School, 4901 Scenic Lake Drive

  • Cooper Elementary School, 1921 NE Inner Loop

  • Ford ElementarySchool, 210 Woodlake Drive

  • Frost ElementarySchool, 711 Lakeway Drive

  • McCoy ElementarySchool, 401 Bellaire Drive

  • Mitchell ElementarySchool, 1601 Rockride Lane

  • Pickett ElementarySchool, 1100 Thousand Oaks Blvd.

  • Purl Elementary School, 1953 Maple St.

  • Village ElementarySchool, 400 Village Commons

  • Benold Middle School, 3407 Northwest Blvd.

  • Forbes Middle School, 1911 NE Inner Loop

  • Tippit Middle School, 1601 Leander Road

  • Wagner Middle School, 1621 Rockride Lane

  • East View High School, 4490 E. University Ave.

  • Georgetown High School, 2211 N. Austin Ave.

  • Georgetown Alternative Program, 502 Patriot Way

  • Richarte High School, 2295 N. Austin Ave.

  • Williamson County Academy/Lott Juvenile Detention Center, 200 Wilco Way


School zone speed limits are in effect during the posted hours or when yellow lights are flashing. The fine for speeding in a school zone is $10 per mile over the limit, plus state court costs. This would mean a $100 fine plus $129 in state court costs for driving 30 mph in a 20 mph zone, for example.

State law prohibits the use of a wireless communication device in a school zone during posted hours or when yellow lights are flashing.



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