Last updated: October 30, 2018
977 students as of September 15, 2018
Betty Cody Rennell
Elementary School No. 52 was named after Betty Cody Rennell, who spent 28 of her 34 years in education working in CFISD prior to her retirement in December 2006.
Rennell began her career in Alachua County, Fla., teaching kindergarten at High Springs Elementary School. She came to CFISD as a substitute teacher in 1978 prior to serving at Millsap Elementary School for seven years as a teacher and assistant principal. She was then named principal at Moore Elementary School and served eight years before serving as principal at Bang Elementary School for two years. She then moved on to the district administrative level, working as assistant director for personnel management/employee relations and as assistant superintendent for human resources, a position she held at the time of her retirement.
Rennell was a member of the the Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA) and the Texas Association of School Personnel Administration (TASPA).
Rennell and her husband, Larry, have two children, Bryant and Stephanie; both Cypress Creek High School graduates.
The Rennell Elementary PTO is made up of resourceful and productive parents, teachers, and community members. We are very fortunate to have a very active group of volunteers. The PTO Board meets monthly and the organization provides the school with cultural arts activities and field trips, organizes volunteers, sponsors various student events, provides classroom tutoring and conducts fund-raisers, which have provided technology, landscaping, books, and playground equipment. For more information, please contact the school.
Partnerships with the community are vital in order to strengthen instructional outcomes for all students. We would like you to develop a collaborative relationship with us that will foster long-term student achievement ... one that offers opportunities for all students ... making a difference together. For more information, please contact Joel Palomares, Librarian.