Huffman Elementary School
School Hours: 7:45 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.
School Colors: Royal blue and gold
Motto: Soaring to reach new heights in learning!
Year Opened: 1984
Phone: (469) 752-1900
Fax: (469) 752-1901
5510 Channel Isle Drive
Plano, TX 75093
National Excellence in Education Blue Ribbon school, Excellence in Teaching awards; AVID Elementary; and 2015-17 PTA National School of Excellence for Parent School Engagement.
World Language Class – Mandarin Chinese (PreK-5th); International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme Candidate School, Title I, AVID Elementary, Plano Academic Creative Education (PACE) for identified gifted and talented students; English as a Second Language (ESL); 1:1 Technology in Every Classroom; Science Fair; Spelling Bee; Fine Arts and additional family nights; Collin County Adventure camp (fifth grade); Maker Space in library with hands-on STEAM activities; College and Career week; Spirit assemblies; Character Education; Red Ribbon week activities; Safety Patrol; Math Olympics; fourth- and fifth-grade choirs, North Texas Children Choir; 100 Minute Field trips for all grades PreK-5th; Schoolwide morning meeting every day; field day; 5th grade student council; Title 1 Universal Breakfast for all students; and PASAR after-school childcare (PreK – 5th grade), Food for Kids, Operation Schoolbell.
Parent Involvement Opportunities
Parent Teacher Association (PTA); classroom, library and office volunteers; PTA Scholastic Book fair; Collin County Adventure camp chaperones (5th grade); W.A.T.C.H. Dogs Dad’s Club; SBIC (School Based Improvement Committee); parent education classes; Back to School bash; Fine Arts night, field day volunteers; PTA Spirit nights, and Community Mentors.
Willow Bend Orthodontics, Parkway Hills Baptist Church, St. Andrews Methodist Church, Office Depot, Menchie’s, Chipotle, Chuck E. Cheese
History of Huffman
Huffman commemorates early Plano settler Joseph T. Huffman (1837-1908). Born in Kentucky, he emigrated to Texas in 1858 and settled on White Rock Creek, about four miles from the school that now bears his name.
Huffman Elementary opened in 1984 at a cost of $3 million.