Bryker Woods Elementary

History

Bryker Woods Elementary School turned 80 years old on September 18, 2019. It was built in 1939 and has served our community continually since that time. It has been a regular elementary school, a science magnet school, a school for Kindergarten through 3rd grade (paired with Campbell Elementary School for 4th through 6th grades), and now serves students in Kindergarten through 5th grade. Students attending our school live in all parts of the city; approximately 5% attend Bryker Woods on a transfer basis.

Motto: “The Best School in Our Town” 
Colors: Green and White 
Mascot: Panther

The Bryker Woods Anthem: “Bryker Woods Forever!”

Bryker Woods forever!

The best school in our town.

We’ll stand be-side her and never never never ever let her down.

Through the years that follow,

we’ll keep our banner high.

We’ll be faithful Bryker Woods as years go by.

 

Bryker Woods Elementary Library circa early 1940s

Bryker Woods Elementary Library circa early 1940’s

Mercy Ramsey’s Class at Bryker Woods Elementary Library, 1942

Mercy Ramsey’s Class at Bryker Woods Elementary, 1942

 

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Bryker Woods Elementary Federal Emergency Relief Administration Marker