Ereckson Middle School
450 Tatum Drive
Allen, TX 75013
Principal - Kim McLaughlin
Assistant Principal - Paul Harper
Assistant Principal - Jay Stafford
Ereckson Middle School is located on Tatum Drive, which is 1.6 miles west of Highway 75 and 1.5 miles east of Custer Road. The school is 0.3 miles south of McDermott Drive on Tatum.
Thomas Ereckson Middle School, which is named after a former school board president, opened on August 9, 2004 as the district’s third campus for grades 7-8. Thomas Ereckson graduated from Allen High School in 1947. He served on the Allen ISD Board of Trustees from 1963 to 1973, including seven years as board president. As a trustee, he was instrumental in the integration of Allen public schools in 1964, the creation of the high school band program, the acquisition of land for Rountree Elementary and construction of the former administration building. He was known for his financial planning skills, helping the district end a long-running practice of borrowing money to close the budget each year. He was also a charter member of both the Allen Volunteer Fire Department and the Allen Lions Club.
Last Modified on August 6, 2012