John Foster Dulles – Our school’s namesake was born in Washington, DC in 1888 and was educated at Princeton University and George Washington University School of Law. He was a legal advisor to President Woodrow Wilson. He became a State Senator in 1949. President Dwight D. Eisenhower appointed him Secretary of State in 1953. He was involved in the nation’s security during the Cold War. He died of cancer in 1959.
John Foster Dulles Junior High was opened in 1965 and became part of Dulles High School in 1975-76. Due to rapid growth in the area, it officially reopened in 1983 as a junior high. The name was officially changed to Dulles Middle School in the fall of 1989, and it serves grades 6 through 8. Our school is centrally located in FBISD and is part of the Dulles complex which also houses a high school, elementary school, and Rodgers Auditorium.