Phone: (254) 336-2021


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Mrs. Jessica Hicks

Willow Springs Elementary School will welcome Principal Jessica Hicks, who has 15 years’ experience as a principal in Waco and Garland in the upcoming school year. 
Ms. Hicks brings a wealth of experience. She emphasizes the importance of building strong relationships and maintaining a “student-first” philosophy.
She was a teacher, instructional specialist, and assistant principal before moving into the principal role in 2007 in Waco ISD. She has been a principal in Garland ISD since 2014. While in Waco ISD, she created the Gifted and Talented middle school and most recently founded a Montessori Magnet school within a school.  
Hicks holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees and is scheduled to earn a doctorate degree in August, all from Baylor University.
She will bring a new level of energy to the Blue Jay family and is eager to begin a partnership between parents and community together to support student success.