About Us

Our Mission Statement
Barron Elementary School will establish a positive learning community where every child and adult has the opportunity to develop their character and academic performance to the fullest.

Josephine F Barron
The school was named after Josephine F. Barron, who served as a member of t
he Board of Trustees. Barron Passed away Nov. 23, 1999 after a long battle with diabetes. At the time of her death, she was President of the Board of Trustees. Barron, a graduate of El Paso High School, was the first Hispanic female to be Board President. She was elected to the Board of Trustees in May 1997.

Before joining the Board, Barron worked at Crockett and Houston schools. She also served as a member of the EPISD Internal Accountability Task Force and Police Central Regional Command Advisory Board. Barron chaired the Austin Conference Committee and the Sacramento Action Coalition. She was a past president of the Crockett Intermediate School PTA and Austin Band Boosters and a charter member of the El Paso High School Alumni and El Paso Hospice.