Sarah Thornton Selected as CMS West Principal

Sarah Thornton Coppell ISD is pleased to announce that the CISD Board of Trustees approved Sarah Thornton as the new Principal of CMS West during their meeting July 22nd. 

Ms. Thornton has served as an Assistant Principal at CMS West since 2014.  She has more than 12 years of educational experience at the middle school level, including five years as a Language Arts and Social Studies educator and serving as a Dean of Students in Irving ISD prior to joining CISD.  

“Ms. Thornton’s passion for all students combined with her strong relationships with the CMS West community will serve her well as the school’s principal,” said CISD Superintendent Brad Hunt.   “I believe she will provide strong leadership, while building upon her history and existing relationships, to bring this exceptional campus and its community together as they forge ahead to a bright future.” 

She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Texas State University,  her Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Texas at Arlington and currently is pursuing her Doctorate in Education from Dallas Baptist University. 

“I am so honored to have been selected as Principal of CMS West,” Ms. Thornton  said.  “I am excited to continue to serve our learners, families, staff and the CISD community."