1939-1940 senior class

Welcome to our History

The Round Rock Independent School District was established on May 17, 1913, when voters approved incorporation of Williamson County Common School District #19 by a 57-2 vote.

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  • Board of Trustees
  • 1910s
  • 1920s
  • 1930s
  • 1940s
  • 1960s
  • 1970s
  • 1980s

The Legacy of Joe Lee Johnson

Joe Lee Johnson served students in Round Rock ISD for 36 years – from 1950 until his retirement in 1986 – as a principal, teacher and coach. Johnson has a long history with Round Rock ISD, first as a student at the Hopewell Negro School, and eventually serving as principal of the school through its desegregation in 1966. His wife, Mellownie also taught at the Hopewell Negro School and at Central (Berkman) Elementary School.

The Legacy of Joe Lee Johnson

Joe Lee Johnson served students in Round Rock ISD for 36 years – from 1950 until his retirement in 1986 – as a principal, teacher and coach. Johnson has a long history with Round Rock ISD, first as a student at the Hopewell Negro School, and eventually serving as principal of the school through its desegregation in 1966. His wife, Mellownie also taught at the Hopewell Negro School and at Central (Berkman) Elementary School.