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.

November 18, 2014

Northside Schools & Offices are closed for the Thanksgiving Holidays and will reopen on Dec. 1.

November 14, 2014

Northside ISD is one of only two school districts in San Antonio to be named to the prestigious annual Advanced Placement District Honor Roll by The College Board. Students earn college credit while in the high school Advanced Placement Program.

November 4, 2014
Northside ISD offers two information sessions about the changes in the Home and Community-Based Services (HCS) Medicaid Waiver Program and the Texas Home Living (TxHmL) Medicaid Waiver Program for individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.