About Strickland Middle School
Strickland Middle School was established in 1968 and is named after Chester O. Strickland, a former administrator and superintendent for Denton ISD. Mr. Strickland retired in 1968 and was present at the school’s dedication.
Strickland is known for creating “learners of today and leaders of tomorrow” in its classrooms and through its various clubs and organizations. Past students have demonstrated this mindset by creating quilts to honor veterans, taking part in numerous food drives for the needy and playing musical concerts for the elderly in the community.
Strickland students, family and staff believe also believe in working together to develop a solid academic foundation. Students at Strickland can enroll in gifted and talented classes, career and technology courses, and even enroll in dual-language programs that build on English and Spanish language skills.
The school also offers band, choir, orchestra, art, cheerleading and a variety of athletics options: football, volleyball, tennis, boys and girls basketball and boys and girls track. In addition, Strickland has nationally-recognized programs like National Junior Honor Society, Student Council and numerous community-oriented clubs to help students adapt and socialize together.
Strickland was the district’s second middle school and located in north Denton, near Evers Park. The school has been expanded and/or renovated five times since it was built, most recently in 2012.
Colors: Green and Gold