Buffalo Independent School District

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Buffalo I.S.D.
Buffalo High School.jpg
Location
Buffalo, Texas, Leon County
United States
Information
Funding type Public
Motto Our Children, Our Future
School district Buffalo Independent School District
Superintendent Jack F. Thomason
Enrollment 932 (2010)
Color(s)           Purple & Gold
Athletics conference UIL (Conference 2A)
Mascot Bison
Website

Buffalo Independent School District is a public school district based in Buffalo, Texas, United States.

The district is located in northern Leon County and extends into southern Freestone County.

In 2010, the school district was rated "Recognized" by the Texas Education Agency.[1]

Schools[edit]

Buffalo High (Grades 9-12)

Buffalo High School is located 1724 N. Buffalo Ave. The current principal is Rob Dean. Buffalo ISD in 2010 has just finished building their new high school. Its halls are spacious and it resembles a college campus. There are four wings, each representing a different college: Texas A&M, Texas Tech, University of Texas, and Baylor University. The most noticeable add-on to the school is the gymnasium. The gymnasium is adjacent to the cafeteria which has a glass wall allowing one to look over the gym while eating and conversing. Each hallway houses different subjects: the Texas Tech hallway has electives, Baylor University is the science hallway, University of Texas is Math and History, and the Texas A&M is Spanish and English. In 2010, the High School received an Academically Acceptable rating by the TEA.

Buffalo Junior High (Grades 4-8)

Buffalo Junior High is located at 145 Bison Trail, the location of the former high school. The current principal is Lacy Freeman. The Junior High consists of two different sections, one building has 4th and 5th grade as the intermediate, and the other building has 6th through 8th grade as the middle school. In 2010, the Junior High received a Recognized rating by the TEA.

Buffalo Elementary (Grades PK-3)

Buffalo Elementary is located at 1700 E Commerce Street. The current principal is Johnny Veretto. The Elementary consists of grades PK-3. Every year the Elementary students participate in Field Day. The Elementary has received a Recognized rating by the TEA the last four years in a row, from 2007-2010.

School board[edit]

Jim Scott - President

Jack Helmcamp- Vice President

Jennifer Humphries- Secretary

Ron Goodwyn - Member

Russell Jonas - Member

Willie Gilliam - Member

Gene Pruitt, Jr. - Member

Superintendents[edit]

Lacey Freeman - 2012 - Current Jackie Thomason - 2005-2012 Charles Luke - 2002-2005 Paul Vranish - 2000-2002 Floyd L. Jackson - 1994-1999

Athletics[edit]

The girls basketball team won the state championship in 2002.

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2010 Accountability Rating System". Texas Education Agency. 

External links[edit]