September 1914 – A three story building opens on Anderson Avenue on the current site of Berkman Elementary. It houses white students in all grades.
September 1914 – “Colored School” opens for African-American students. The school is housed in space leased from a local church.
October 1922 – Hopewell School opens for African-American students. The construction of the school was provided for by the Julius Rosenwald Fund of Chicago.
August 1, 1933 – The “Mexican School” opens for Mexican-American students in a space leased from the Negro M.E. Church.
April 1934 – 1.5 acres purchased from Mr. Tennie Q. Aten for $200 for the Mexican School. In May 1934, .3 acres was added to the purchase for an additional $25. This land is atop what was known as “College Hill,” situated south of Brushy Creek and east of Chisholm Trail where the Round Rock Institute existed from 1883-1913. (This land is on the hilltop between the current Wendy’s on Round Rock Avenue and Comfort Suites.) The school opened on October 8, 1934
March 16, 1943 – Voters approve a $12,000 bond to complete a new high school building. The vote is 52-4. This building is the current C.D. Fulkes Middle School.
September 1944 – Round Rock High School opens at 400 Anderson Avenue, housing grades 7-12. (Grades K-6 remain in the three-story building located next door.)
June 1948 – A lawsuit by the League of Latin American Citizens (Delgado vs. Bastrop ISD), against segregation of Mexican-American students in Texas was filed. The court ruling in favor of Delgado results in the closing of Round Rock’s Mexican School. Students are transferred to Central (Berkman) Elementary School.
July 19, 1958 – Voters approve a bond election for $158,000 to construct a new elementary school. The new 12-classroom school opens in September 1959, replacing the 1914 structure. Originally named Central Elementary School, the school is now Berkman Elementary School.
September 1971 – A new Round Rock High School opens at 300 Lake Creek Drive. It was funded by a $2 million bond that also included the cost to construct an area vocational center (currently the 200 Building/Toolbox)
September 1974 – Spicewood Elementary opens.
August 1975 – Voigt Elementary School opens. The school is named after Xenia Voigt a former teacher and principal.
August 1976 – Grisham Middle School opens, named after Noel Grisham, Superintendent from 1957-1979.
August 1977 – Three elementary schools open – Deep Wood, Forest North, and Anderson Mill.
August 1978 – North Oaks (Caraway) Elementary School opens. The school was named after former principal Kathy Caraway beginning with the 2005-2006 school year.
August 1978 – Due to severe overcrowding at Round Rock High School, freshmen attend classes at a separate campus. After Westwood High School opens in 1981 (and relieves RRHS), the Ninth Grade Center becomes Chisholm Trail Middle School.
August 1979 – Robertson Elementary School opens, named after Trustee Vic Robertson who served on the Board from 1967-1979.
November 20, 1980 – Round Rock Middle School is renamed for C.D. Fulkes, principal of Round Rock High School from 1957-1970.
August 1981 – Four schools open – Westwood High School, Chisholm Trail Middle School, Purple Sage and Brushy Creek elementary schools.
August 1984 – Canyon Vista Middle School opens
August 1985 – Laurel Mountain, Wells Branch and Pond Spring elementary schools open
August 1986 – Live Oak, Double File Trail, Bluebonnet elementary schools and Deerpark Middle School open
August 1987 – The “Westwood Annex/Ninth Grade Center” opens due to overcrowding at Westwood. The site opens as McNeil HS in 1992.
August 1988 – Old Town Elementary School opens
August 1991 – Fern Bluff, Gattis and Jollyville elementary schools open
August 1992 – McNeil High School opens
August 1993 – Cedar Valley Middle School opens
August 1996 – Hopewell Middle School (currently the site of Hernandez Middle School) and Forest Creek Elementary School opens
August 1997 – Great Oaks Elementary School opens
August 1998 – Canyon Creek Elementary School opens.
August 1999 – Caldwell Heights Elementary School and Stony Point High School open.
August 2001 – Cactus Ranch and Blackland Prairie elementary schools and Ridgeview Middle School open
August 2002 – Hopewell Middle School (now Hernandez Middle School) is converted to a Ninth Grade Center for Stony Point High School. Union Hill Elementary School opens.
August 2008 – Four schools open – Callison, Sommer, and Teravista elementary schools and Walsh Middle School.
August 2009 – The Stony Point Ninth Grade center was re-named PFC Robert P.Hernandez Middle School. PFC Hernandez has the distinction of being the only Vietnam War casualty from Round Rock and was a 1967 graduate of Round Rock High School.
August 2010 – Cedar Ridge High School opens
August 2010 – Chandler Oaks Elementary School opens.
August 2011 – Herrington Elementary School opens.
August 2012 – England Elementary School opens.
August 2014 – Success High School opens
August 2016 – Joe Lee Johnson Elementary School opens
August 2017 – Pearson Ranch Middle School opens, Early College High School opens