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
AchievementsNational Excellence in Education Blue Ribbon school, Texas State Exemplary school with increased Texas State Gold Performance Acknowledgement in reading, writing, math and science; NCEA Just4Kids Higher Performing recognition; Excellence in Teaching awards; Healthy Zone school; AVID Elementary; and 2015-17 PTA National School of Excellence for Parent School Engagement.
Campus ProgramsPlano Academic Creative Education (PACE) for identified gifted and talented students; English as a Second Language (ESL); Technology in Every Classroom; Flexible reading, science and math groups; science and history fairs; Geography and Spelling Bees; math, reading, fine arts and science family nights; reading and math tutorials (kindergarten - fifth grade); Integrated Curriculum (kindergarten - fifth grade); Portfolio Assessment (kindergarten - second grade); Special Education Inclusion; Collin County Adventure camp (fifth-grade); STEAM Learning Common/Maker Space in library; Kindergarten Ready Rosie program for parents; College and Career week; Instructional Specialists and Coaches in reading and math; Multisensory Reading program; Campus Assessment and Referral team; spirit assemblies; Character Education; Red Ribbon week activities; Safety Patrol; Math Olympics; fourth- and fifth-grade choirs, North Texas Children Choir; 100 Minute Reading challenge, Word Masters; field trips; Schoolwide Live Morning announcements; field day; Parent Liaison; Project Based Learning; fifth-grade student council; Title 1 Universal Breakfast for all students; and PASAR after-school childcare (kindergarten - fifth grade).
Parent Involvement OpportunitiesParent Teacher Association (PTA); classroom, library and office volunteers; PTA Scholastic Book fair; Reflections and Chess/Science after school programs volunteers; Collin County Adventure camp counselors (fifth-grade); W.A.T.C.H. Dogs Dad’s Club; World Wear Recycling program; PISD Key Communicators; SBIC (School Based Improvement Committee); grandparent lunch; parent education classes; McGruff Safe House; Back to School “Huffman Hello”; Multicultural night; Family Festival; field day volunteers; PTA Spirit nights, and Community Mentors.
Community/Business PartnershipsAlbertson's; Ben & Jerry's; Chick-fil-A; Del Taco; EPI; Granite Properties; Haverly Park Apartments; Hewlett Packard; Kroger; Luna de Noche; Membership Toolkit; Pachuigo; Patel & Associates, Attorneys at Law; Snappy Salads; Styled & Organized Living; Target; Tom Thumb; Versailles Apartments; and Zinga! Frozen Yogurt.
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.