Wells Elementary was named after Jim and Pam Wells. Pam spent 33 of her 41 years in education in CFISD. She began her teaching career in 1975 at Landrum Middle School in Spring Branch ISD. She served in CFISD from 1979-2012 as a teacher at Arnold Middle School for six years, director of instruction at Cy-Fair High School for 13 years, an assistant to the superintendent for three years and an associate superintendent for 13 years at the Instructional Support Center. She also was interim superintendent from January-June 2004. She currently serves as the executive director of the Region 4 Education Service Center.
Jim also spent 33 of his 37 years in education in CFISD. He began his teaching career at Spring Woods Junior High School in Spring Branch ISD from 1975-1979. Beginning in 1979, Jim served in CFISD for two years as a teacher and seven years as an assistant principal at Cypress Creek High School. He continued his career in education as an assistant principal at Watkins Junior High School for five years then became principal of Thornton Middle School for 10 years and principal at Cypress Creek from 2002-2012 before retiring in June 2012.
Designed by IBI Group, Inc., and built by Gilbane Building Co., Jim and Pam Wells Elementary School will open in August 2017 at a multi-campus site that will include Bridgeland High School and a future middle school at 10607 Mason Road.