Conroe ISD Superintendent Curtis Null, accompanied by other school officials, representatives of the Evergreen community and members of the Lake Conroe/Conroe Chamber of Commerce, broke ground on June 13 for a new school located near the intersection of Hwy. 242 and FM 1314.

What we know

The new elementary school, Campbell Elementary, is set to open for the 2025-26 school year. The 150,000-square-foot school will serve a maximum of 950 students in grades K-6 in the Caney Creek and Oak Ridge high school feeder zones.

Campbell Elementary will cost $59 million to build and is one of eight new schools funded through a $1.9 billion bond referendum passed last November, according to a news release.

Along with the construction of Campbell Elementary and several other new schools, the bond will also fund:

  • Expansions and renovations at existing campuses
  • Technology enhancements and device purchases
Quote of Note

“We’re excited to bring the convenience of an on-site school to our growing number of residents,” said Keith Luechtefeld, Houston Division president for Shea Homes, the developer of Evergreen. “It won’t be long before there will be parents walking their children to school and enjoying the other benefits of an on-site campus.”