Manzano Middle School is named for Edward Manzano, Jr., a veteran BISD educator
who served as a teacher, assistant principal, and principal of Cummings Junior High School. In 1975, Manzano was named the first principal of Pace High School, a position he held until 1983. Manzano Middle School will open to students in August 2010. Built with funds from the 2006 school bond, Manzano is located on W. Alton Gloor Boulevard across from the new Keller Elementary School. Norma J. Garcia is the first principal.