Katy ISD dedicates McElwain Elementary, Jordan High schools

McElwain Elementary School was named after Peter McElwain, the former KISD architect who led the process in creating the school’s state-of-the-art building prototype. (Courtesy Katy ISD)
McElwain Elementary School was named after Peter McElwain, the former KISD architect who led the process in creating the school’s state-of-the-art building prototype. (Courtesy Katy ISD)

McElwain Elementary School was named after Peter McElwain, the former KISD architect who led the process in creating the school’s state-of-the-art building prototype. (Courtesy Katy ISD)

Katy ISD recently formally dedicated two new campuses: McElwain Elementary School—located at 6631 Greenwood Orchard Drive, Katy—and Jordan High School, located at 27500 Fulshear Bend Drive, Fulshear.

McElwain Elementary was named for Peter McElwain, the former KISD architect who led the process in creating the school’s state-of-the-art building prototype. It was dedicated April 8.


Jordan High School, dedicated April 12, is named for the Jordan family—one of the first families in Katy.
By Laura Aebi

Editor, Katy and Sugar Land/Missouri City

Laura joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2020 after a few years in the public relations industry. Laura graduated from Texas State University with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. Originally from North Texas, Laura relocated to Houston after spending three years in Pacific Northwest. Previously, she interned with two radio stations in Central Texas and held the role of features editor at the San Marcos Daily Record. Laura writes about local government, development, transportation, education, real estate and small businesses in these communities.