Video taken November 22, 2022 | Provided by Lee Lewis Construction
As part of the 2020 Bond package, Frenship ISD will open a fourth middle school in August of 2023. Frenship is one of the fastest growing school districts in Texas, and the addition of a fourth middle school will help accommodate the growing student enrollment.
Site Secured: Spring 2021
Construction Starts: Summer 2021
Open House: Summer 2023
Doors Open: Fall 2023
Location: 7510 63rd Street, Lubbock, TX
Principal Hired: Summer 2022 - Rebecca Whipkey
Attendance Boundary Process: October 2022- January 2023 (Attendance Boundaries finalized in January 2023)
Naming Process: November 2022 - January 2023 (Name finalized in January 2023)
Naming the Fourth Middle School
Frenship parents, students, staff, and community members will help Frenship ISD name the fourth middle school. A public survey to submit a name for the fourth middle school will be available starting November 14, 2022.
November 14-30 2022 - Public survey for Frenship parents, students, staff, and community members to submit a name for the fourth middle school
December 2022 - Top name nominations will be reviewed by District administrators and Board of Trustees
January 19, 2023 - The Board of Trustees will vote and approve the name of the fourth middle school
The opening of the fourth middle school in August of 2023 will impact attendance zones for all of Frenship's middle school campuses. Guided by School Board Policy (FC Local), Frenship ISD will gather input from Frenship parents and community members on the zone considerations.
Attendance Boundary Timeline:
October 4 - 6 2022 - Town hall meetings at each of the middle school campuses
November 17, 2022 - Public comments and feedback made during the town halls and sent to the Frenship boundaries email will be presented to the Board of Trustees during the school board meeting
December 19, 2022 - Recommendation to the Board of Trustees on the proposed attendance zone as a discussion item, community members can sign up to make public comments at the school board meeting
January 19, 2023 - The Board of Trustees will vote and adopt the new attendance zones
Spring of 2023 - The district will develop grandfathering and other guidelines related to the 2023-2024 attendance zones
Click the button below to view the attendance boundary maps, presentations, town hall videos, and to provide feedback.
Principal - Rebecca Whipkey
During the summer of 2022, Rebecca Whipkey was named the principal of the fourth middle school. She takes on the new role with a wealth of knowledge and 23 years of educational experience.
Rebecca joined the Frenship family in 2003 and for nearly 20 years, she has served Frenship students, parents, and staff in various roles including math teacher, basketball and track coach, instructional coach for Frenship staff, and most recently the assistant principal at Frenship Middle School for two years.
Over the next year, Whipkey will work on the logistics of opening the fourth middle school including staffing, campus procedures, and ensuring the facility and programs are equitable to Frenship’s existing middle schools.