Villarreal

Campus Information

Principal:
April Mata-Tausch
Vice Principal:
Christopher Kenroy
School Hours:
7:45am - 2:45pm
Phone: (210) 397-5800
Fax: (210) 431-5809
Year Open:
1968
School Mascot:
Jaguars
School Colors:
Red, Black

Boundary Information

Eduardo Villarreal

2902 White Tail
San Antonio, TX 78228

Namesake

Eduardo Villarreal Jr. contributed 38 years of his life to education, and 23 of those were with Northside ISD. He started as a classroom teacher at Cable Elementary in 1966 and was the first male kindergarten teacher in Northside. Two years later he became the Principal at Cable, making him the first Hispanic Principal in NISD. In 1971 he was named the principal of Forest Hills Elementary School. He was appointed Director of Federal Programs in 1975, and in 1979 became the Assistant Superintendent for Federal Programs.

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Eduardo Villarreal Jr. contributed 38 years of his life to education, and 23 of those were with Northside ISD. He started as a classroom teacher at Cable Elementary in 1966 and was the first male kindergarten teacher in Northside. Two years later he became the Principal at Cable, making him the first Hispanic Principal in NISD. In 1971 he was named the principal of Forest Hills Elementary School. He was appointed Director of Federal Programs in 1975, and in 1979 became the Assistant Superintendent for Federal Programs.

Villarreal was born in Laredo, Texas on Sept. 17, 1928. He attended Texas Military Institute in San Antonio, and graduated from St. Mary's University. Villarreal was married to Acelie and had three sons, Eduardo III, Manuel, and Roberto.

In November 1989, Villarreal retired from Northside. He passed away on Dec. 24, 1990. On May 5, 1991, under the principalship of Dr. Benito Resendez, Forest Hills Elementary was officially renamed Eduardo Villarreal Jr. Elementry School.

July 28, 2014

While one-on-one communication is the best, in a District as large as Northside ISD it is sometimes difficult. Because we want our parents to stay informed, NISD has several ways that parents and other interested citizens can stay informed about the successes and challenges of San Antonio’s premier school district, as well as news about their children’s schools.

July 28, 2014

More than 5,000 students still need updated immunizations before the start of the school year. Northside ISD is enforcing its “No Shots, No School” policy, which means students who are not up-to-date on immunizations will not be allowed to attend classes when the 2014-15 school year begins on Aug. 25.

March 3, 2014

It’s official! The students have voted and the Dr. Joe Bernal Middle School mascot will be the Black Knights. The school colors will be Black and Gold.