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
78228 San Antonio , TX

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.

May 24, 2013

All NISD schools and offices will be closed Monday, May 25, 2015 for Memorial Day and will reopen Tuesday, May 26.

May 15, 2015

To comply with U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) regulations, Northside ISD will once again offer free meals to children starting June 8. This year, free meals are available at 17 schools for children who are 18 years or younger.

April 23, 2015

NISD schools & offices will be closed Friday, April 24 for the Battle of Flowers Holiday.