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Aldridge Elementary

Aldridge Elementary - Campus Profile : Plano ISD
Aldridge Elementary
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720 Pleasant Valley Lane
Richardson, TX 75080
Phone: (469) 752-0000
Fax: (469) 752-0001

Principal AntréShawn Buhl
Assistant Principal Kevin Kennedy
Counselor Cynthia McElroy
School Hours 7:45 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Enrollment 536
School Colors Red, white and blue
Mascot Ocelot
Motto Enter to learn, leave to succeed.

Directions to School

From Dallas North Tollway: Plano Parkway Exit – east to Custer, south on Custer to Pleasant Valley.
From Central Expressway: Renner Exit – west to Custer, south on Custer to Pleasant Valley.


Aldridge has served the community for over 40 years and received a complete renovation in 2007-2008. Academic ratings for Aldridge have included: Texas Successful School Award recipient for high performance; Exemplary Campus; Recognized Campus; and TEA Gold Performance Acknowledgement. Other achievements include: D Magazine Top 250 Schools; Governor's Excellence Award; District Teacher of the Year recipient; Superintendent's Service Award winner; many PTA Life Memberships; and student Science Fair Regional, Poetry, Reflections, and Fire Poster winners.

Campus Programs

English as a Second Language (ESL); inclusive special education; portfolio assessment (K-2); safety patrol; student council; choir; Plano Academic Creative Education (PACE) for identified gifted and talented students; Collin County Adventure Camp (5th grade); science fair; field day; broadcast/tech crew; history fair; Spelling Bee; academic tutor/mentor program; PASAR after-school childcare; fine arts field trips/programs, and PTA sponsored after-school enrichment programs.

Parent Involvement Opportunities

Award winning Parent/Teacher Association (PTA); School-Based Improvement Committee (SBIC); family nights; yearbook; Collin County Adventure Camp volunteers (5th grade), PTA Reflections Art Contest; PTA book fair; campus beautification; library and class volunteers; Dad's Den; field day; science fair and history fair judges; Key Communicators; field trips; student directory; ELMS Group (English Language Made Simple); PTA; fundraisers, hospitality committee, literacy library, ways and means, youth safety, multicultural events and tutor/mentor program.

Community/Business Partnerships

Canyon Creek Homeowner's Association; Target; Tom Thumb; General Mills BoxTops Grant contributes: funds, meeting rooms, incentives, mentors, or special instructors in support of our educational programs.

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