Our History

  • Old Class Photo Lily B. Clayton opened in February 1922 as Mistletoe Heights Elementary School with 79 students and three teachers. The first principal, Lulu Parker, was also the first woman to lead a Fort Worth school. The school was named after another remarkable teacher, Ms. Clayton, whose teaching career started in 1885 and lasted for 50 years.

Principal

Phone: 817-814-5400

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Ms. Kate Andersen

Ms. Andersen is excited to joining the staff of Lily B. Clayton Elementary School as the campus principal.  This will be her 6th year as a principal and 16th year serving FWISD.  Ms. Andersen graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a degree in Elementary Education and an emphasis in teaching literacy.  She earned her master's degree in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from UT Arlington in 2009.  Ms. Andersen lives in Fort Worth with her husband and their three daughters.  In her free time, she enjoys cooking, traveling and spending time with her family.   
 
 

Assistant Principal

Phone: 817-814-5400

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Mr. Eric Montoya

Mr. Montoya is the Assistant Principal at Lily B. Clayton Elementary School.  Mr. Montoya is in his fifth year as a campus administrator but has worked in education with FWISD for 20 years in different capacities. Mr. Montoya is a Fort Worth resident, having attended FWISD schools and earned his Bachelor of Science and Master of Education degrees at Texas Wesleyan University. Mr. Montoya currently serves as the President of the Alumni Board of Directors at Texas Wesleyan University. Mr. Montoya believes in ensuring the safety of all students that will allow them to thrive academically, as well as meeting their social and emotional needs.

If you have any questions or concerns that need immediate attention, please feel free to call Mr. Montoya at the school, 817-814-5400 or email him at eric.montoya@fwisd.org