Magnolia ISD has purchased land located along FM 1486 for a future school, according to a May 29 news release.

In a nutshell

The district bought a 15.7-acre tract for a new elementary school to be located within Kresston, a 1,400-acre development located along FM 1486. Design and construction of the new elementary school will be dependent on the results of a new bond election, according to the release.

Quotes of note

  • "We look forward to the continued partnership with Kresston and Johnson Development,” Assistant Superintendent of Operations Erich Morris said in a statement. “Having purchased land for a future school site in the development puts MISD in a position to be prepared for the growth in Kresston and along the FM 1486 corridor."
  • “Part of Kresston’s appeal is the Magnolia school district, which is highly regarded for its small-town approach and big-city innovations when it comes to academics and extracurricular opportunities,” Stephen Barrera, vice president and general manager of Kresston, said in a statement. “We connected with school district leaders as soon as development of Kresston began and want to continue to support their outstanding efforts.”

Stay tuned

Home sales in Kresston are expected to begin in early 2025, according to the release. The development is anticipated to have 3,600 homes upon completion.