Campus Information

The entrance to the Jarrell Middle School gym


Admin Team

Kelly Blair - Principal

Kelly BlairMs. Blair earned an associate’s degree from Temple Junior College, a bachelor’s degree from Sam Houston State University and a master’s degree from Lamar University. She previously served as the principal of Rockdale Junior High, where she's been since 2016. Ms. Blair has also served as an assistant principal at the elementary and middle school levels and taught math and science at the middle school level.


Daren Childs- Assistant Principal

Daren Childs- Assistant Principal

I am a veteran of education in Texas as an administrator, teacher, and coach since 1995.  I have served in a variety of capacities prior to coming to Jarrell Middle School and Jarrell ISD.  I have had the privilege of serving Blue Ridge ISD, Mesquite ISD, Kennedale ISD, and Leander ISD in various leadership roles.  I also have classroom and coaching experience in various school districts around the state of Texas.

 I received my Masters in Educational Administration from Lamar University, my undergraduate degree in Education from Texas State University, and attended Texas Christian University. 

I have been married for 22 wonderful years to my wife Carrie and we have 2 great children (Kendall 21 and Derek 18). 


Korin Hardt

Kaitlyn Watson- CounselorMrs. Hardt is the school Counselor, starting her 1st year at Jarrell Middle School.  She is a graduate of Texas A&M Central Texas with a Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction and Bowie State with a Master’s in Business Administration.  She taught and was an Instructional Technologist for 8 years in Killeen ISD, and most recently served 3 years in Georgetown ISD.  Married 25 years, Korin and her husband Chris have three children—Emily 23, Abbie 19, and Andrew 14.  She spends her free time reading, competing in triathlons and traveling.