History & Facts

Brenda Norwood professional photo

School Namesake

Brenda Norwood has spent her life pioneering integration efforts throughout Mansfield ISD. After graduating in 1966 from Mansfield High School’s first integrated class, she went on to become the district’s first African-American employee. Mrs. Norwood served in MISD for more than 40 years in roles ranging from paraprofessional to classroom teacher and volunteer. She is known for her positivity, love for children and commitment to the Mansfield ISD community. Brenda Norwood Elementary strives to model her love of learning, community, and inclusivity.

Mission Statement


School Facts

Brenda Norwood Dedication Video

Brenda Norwood school principal  on video front screen.




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