Principal

Mrs. Christine Renteria

Phone: 817-814-4600

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Mrs. Christine Renteria

Mrs. Renteria joined M.L. Kirkpatrick Elementary as principal in 2012. She graduated from Texas Wesleyan University. She taught for eight years in 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade in FWISD and most recently served as assistant principal at George C. Clarke Elementary. Mrs. Renteria attended all Fort Worth ISD school and graduated from North Side High School. 

Assistant Principal

Mrs. Ritu Balial

Phone: 817-814-4600

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Mrs. Ritu Balial

Mrs. Ritu Balial earned her Bachelors in Philosophy, followed by Bachelors in Education in India. She earned her Masters in Educational Leadership from Texas Christian University. She served in various roles in Fort Worth Independent School District as a Dean, Coach, Network Specialist and Language Center teacher for 15 years prior to becoming an Assistant Principal in 2017 at Kirkpatrick Elementary. She compares her belief of educating a child to Monet's painting, where all stakeholders (community, educators, parents) are mere blended blotches of color creating the masterpiece 'the child'.

Mrs. Juanita Rodriguez

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Mrs. Juanita Rodriguez

Mrs. Juanita Rodriguez received her Bachelors in Spanish with a minor in Secondary Education from the University of North Texas and her Master of Education Administration from Concordia University.  She has taught for ten years in sixth, seventh, and eighth grades.  She began at Kirkpatrick Elementary in 2016.  Mrs. Rodriguez love to travel and loves horses.