In addition to Forsan, the district serves the community of Elbow and rural areas in southeastern Howard County. Forsan's first school opened in 1928. The Elbow Common School District consolidated with Forsan in 1960. The district serves close to 700 students with the secondary campus TEA Recognized and elementary campus Exemplary.
Watch D.O.G.S, a program designed to encourage fathers to take a larger role in their kids education, is taking off at Elbow Elementary