New reduced-speed zones at McKinney-area schools will be instituted in the coming school year, according to city documents.

McKinney City Council members approved changes to new and existing school zones for the 2023-24 school year during their July 18 meeting. The updates include adding new school zones and crosswalks, as well as removing an existing reduced-speed zone, according to city documents.

What you need to know

One change implemented included adding a reduced-speed zone for Wortham Intermediate School, a Frisco ISD school located in McKinney that is set to open in August. The changes include:
  • Establishing reduced-speed zones along Alma Road, Chief Spotted Tail Drive and Kickapoo Drive adjacent to the new school
  • Limiting speeds to 20 miles per hour in these zones from 7:40-8:40 a.m. and 3:30-4:30 p.m. on school days
  • Establishing a total of four crosswalks, with two located at the intersection of Alma Road and Kickapoo Drive and two more located at the intersection of Kickapoo Drive and Dr. Kenneth Cooper Drive
Other notable changes, also impacting FISD schools located in McKinney, included:
  • Removing the reduced-speed zone associated with Elliott Elementary School along McKinney Ranch Parkway at the intersection of Silverado Trail
  • Removing a designated crosswalk at the McKinney Ranch Parkway and Silverado Trail intersection
  • Adding a designated crosswalk at the intersection of Stacy Road and Haystack Drive in an existing reduced-speed zone associated with Scoggins Middle School
Learn more

More information about recent changes to reduced-speed zones in McKinney can be found here.

McKinney ISD residents can find which campuses their residences are zoned for here, and FISD residents can find a similar resource here.