Welcome to the MATH DEPARTMENT of James Madison High School!

  • Crystal Blanchard - Assistant Principal 



    Assistant Principal

    Crystal Blanchard was born and raised in Houston, Texas. Ms. Blanchard holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin, and Master’s in Education Administration from Concordia University in Austin. She began her educational career in Austin ISD as a Grant Writer for all schools.  In 2005, Ms. Blanchard moved to Galena Park ISD in Houston, TX.  Having sixteen years experience, she has served as a Math Teacher, Instructional Specialist, Testing Coordinator, Assistant Principal and Dean of Instruction in schools across the city of Houston.  She takes pride in being a data-driven, instructional leader.  Ms. Blanchard is excited to work with the students, staff and community of Madison HS to ensure all students are successful.  In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her 16 year old son, shopping, and outdoor activities.  Ms. Blanchard’s favorite quote is “Don’t follow where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path, and leave a trail.”


    Primary Job Responsibilities

    • Oversee the Math Department
    • 11th Grade Administrator
    • PEIMS Coordinator
    • Campus Data Specialist