School Common Name
Barret Middle School
School Official Name
Barret Traditional Middle School
Barret Junior High School; Alex G. Barret Junior High School; Crescent Hill Junior High School
2561 Grinstead Drive
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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