The History of Parkway Elementary
When the South Park School became too old to remodel, the District decided to build this new structure in 1971. The name came from its location of 29th and Duncan Streets, adjacent to Bartlett Park.
Parkway was built so that every classroom would have exterior door to provide direct access to the playground or for rapid evacuation if needed. It was designed to allow for flexibility and for possible future growth with movable walls and folding partitions between some of the rooms.