After Lily B.

What happens after Lily B.?  After 5th grade, students who are zoned to Lily B. move up through the "Paschal Pyramid."  There are details below to show why we are so proud to be a part of this pyramid!

McLean 6th Grade Center originally began its academic life as Bluebonnet Elementary in November of 1950. The school later became known as the Applied Learning Academy, but by the Fall of 2000, the institution housed McLean 6th Grade Center. 

William Pickney McLean Junior High School first opened on January 28, 1936. The school was located at the corner of Forest Park and Berry Street, the present sight of R.L. Paschal High School. McLean Junior High School moved to its present location on Stadium Drive in September, 1954. In September of 1969 it was renamed McLean Middle School. 


Foreign Language: Language instruction in Spanish, French and Latin with opportunity for high school credit.

Guidance: Advisory program to assist students with academic and emotional development.

Teachers: Compassionate, certified teachers and staff preparing ALL students for success in college, career and community leadership.

Student Academic Competitions: Whiz Quiz, Spelling Bee, Academic University Scholastic League, Math Counts, National History Day, Junior Visual Arts Scholastic Event, Duke Talent Search.

Parent Involvement: Active PTA and booster clubs for athletics, band, choir and theater.

Fort Worth Sister Cities Nagaoka, Japan Host School

8th Grade Biology Trip: to Key West, Florida.

Extracurricular and Enrichment Electives: Theater productions, newspaper, yearbook, creative writing, speech and computer literacy.

A comprehensive public high school, R. L. Paschal High School first opened its doors in 1885 as Fort Worth High School. Paschal exists today as a 6A high school with an enrollment of 2200 students. 

Despite the challenges facing inner city schools, Paschal continues its tradition of academic excellence, graduating 2 National Merit finalists and 13 Commended Scholars in 2021. Paschal also had a total of 92 students receive the AP Scholar, Scholar with Distinction, National AP Scholar, Dual Credit or On Ramps honor. 

Paschal boasts a full array of men's and women's sports including football, baseball, swimming, wrestling, cross country, golf, soccer, tennis, volleyball, softball, and track and field. 

Paschal offers a robust visual and performing arts program, JROTC, and a large variety of clubs and organizations.