Barret Middle School

School Common NameScience teacher and student 1967
Barret Middle School

School Official Name
Barret Traditional Middle School

Other Name
Barret Junior High School; Alex G. Barret Junior High School; Crescent Hill Junior High School

Last Address
2561 Grinstead Drive


Year Opened

Barret Junior High opened in 1932. Originally named Crescent Hill Junior High, the school was renamed in honor of Alex G. Barret, a judge and member of the Louisville Board of Education. During the 1937 Ohio River flood, Barret served as a hospital and relief center for refugees. Barret changed from a junior high to a middle school in 1976. Barret became a traditional middle school in 1986.

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Resource Information

This resource is provided by the Jefferson County Public Schools Archives and Records Center, Louisville, Kentucky. See JCPS History Wiki and Blog Information for contact information.