Ferris Watson Elementary school opened in 1957. At the time of the opening Dr Glen Couch was the Superintendent and Clayborne Glaze was the Principal.
Watson Elementary got its name from the Watson Family. Walter and Hayward Watson donated the land for the school and the school was named after their father, Ferris.
In 1997, Watson was renovated and became Watson Technology Center for Math& Science. You can hear our former and current principals talk about what makes Watson such a unique school in this news story.
Watson has had twelve principals since its opening;