Buffalo Point Elementary School
Principal: Kristy Nelson
Counselor: Gerilyn Jenson
|# Of Students||1,048|
|Classes per Grade||3-4|
|# Of Full-Time Teachers||43|
Buffalo Point Elementary School, located in Syracuse, Utah, is the home of the Stampede. Opened in 2008, Buffalo Point Elementary School is one of the youngest schools in the Davis School District. The school's name and mascot are a reflection of the buffalo population at nearby Antelope Island in the Great Salt Lake. This school is home to one of the 50 life-size painted fiberglass bison that were created for the 2002 Winter Olympics. Each bison was painted with a different theme; the one that Buffalo Point Elementary School received is painted in a star-spangled-banner theme.
Today, Buffalo Point Elementary School enrolls approximately 1,000 students from kindergarten through sixth grade in the Davis School District. Principal Richard Baird and his faculty and staff are committed to the academic and personal growth of each and every student at Buffalo Point Elementary School. To aid in that cause, the school has implemented numerous wonderful programs for the benefit of students. One such program is the school's Spanish Immersion Program. In this program, students split their instructional time between two classrooms--one in English and one in Spanish. The primary objective for this program is oral fluency and literacy in English and Spanish.
Buffalo Point Elementary School invites parents to become involved at the school through classroom volunteer openings, the Buffalo Point Community Council, or the Buffalo Point PTA. Both the Community Council and the PTA are active and welcome all perspective members.