• Buffalo Elementary School
    Principal: Heidi Gilliland
    1000 Jefferson Street
    Buffalo, Iowa 52728
    (563) 723-6300

  • News, Events, and Announcements

    Buffalo STEAM Lab

    LABInstallation has begun on the new Buffalo STEAM Lab!! Stay tuned to our Twitter Feed @BuffaloDcsd (#buffalosteam) all week for updates and pictures of our progress!! Learning is going to be different here! Read more

    Thank you SCRA!!!


    Buffalo Elementary School and the Davenport Community School District would like to recognize Scott County Regional Authority for their generous support of the Buffalo Elementary S.T.E.A.M Lab. Buffalo Elementary was recently awarded $76,000 to create an amazing learning environment for our students! We will be adding a STEAM Lab to Buffalo as well as many other opportunities to integrate STEAM education into our daily learning experiences! Buffalo students will experience

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    World Music Drumming Program, Special Guests: West High School Drum Line!

    Buffalo Elementary has started to implement the World Music Drumming Program.  The program was funded by the SCRA (Scott County Regional Authority) and the Buffalo PTA.  The program teaches students about other cultures through a hands-on musical approach.  Students have been learning about Africa and West African Musical Traditions.  The students have learned about the layering of complex syncopated Read more

    Field Day 2016

    Another amazing field day!  Check out our slide show at!!IMG_3550  IMG_3551IMG_3552 IMG_3554 IMG_3555 IMG_3557 IMG_3558 IMG_3559 IMG_3523 IMG_3524 IMG_3525 IMG_3526 IMG_3527 IMG_3528 IMG_3529 IMG_3530 IMG_3531 IMG_3532 IMG_3533 IMG_3534 IMG_3535 IMG_3536 IMG_3537 IMG_3539 IMG_3540 IMG_3541 IMG_3542 IMG_3543 IMG_3544 IMG_3545 IMG_3546 IMG_3547 IMG_3548 IMG_3549 Read more

    We visited the University of Iowa Mobile Museum!

    May 10th, 2016    STEAM Learning in Action!
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    New! Buffalo School will get a SmartLab to enhance STEAM Curriculum!

    We have some very exciting news!  Thanks to the DCSD School Board and district support, Buffalo School will open the doors next year with a brand new SmartLab!  Special thanks also goes out to our very own PTA for sharing the cost of new computers for our SmartLab! We will be embedding STEAM instruction throughout the curriculum and using Engineering is Elementary science program thanks to the IA Governor’s Stem Read more

    May Happenings!

    May Calendar

    May 9th-PTA Meeting @ 6 p.m.

    May 10th- University of Iowa Mobile Museum will visit Buffalo School

    May 13th-Breakfast with Mom @ 7 a.m. (sponsored by PTA)

    May 16th-All library books due. (Chromebooks will also remain at school)

    May 20th-Annual Field Day (PM-looking for volunteers!)

    May 23rd-Kindergarten Celebration @ 1:45 in the cafeteria

     May 25th

    -Preschool Graduation @ 9am in the Preschool Room

    -5th Grade Ceremony @ 9a.m. Read more

    Practicing for the Disney Themed Concert!

    Thursday night is our annual 1st and 2nd Grade Music Concert!!! This year’s theme is the Songs of Disney!  Wow, was practice amazing!  We were lucky to get a sneak peek of the excitement today and thanks to Mrs. White’s sharp technology skills, you can go to her blog and get a peek as well!  Just visit: 

    See you at 6:30 Thursday night! Read more

    IA Assessments coming soon!!

     Testing will be: Thursday, April 12th & Tuesday, April 14th

    •  Please make sure that you are here and on time! (7:30am)
    •  Sleep well!  
    •  Eat a good breakfast (remember we have a free & balanced breakfast at 7:05 daily)

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    Up and Running!

    Water has been restored and school is in session as planned! We are under a boil order until further notice and will take necessary precautions. The district has brought plenty of drinking water out for the students and the fountains inside the school have been disabled.  Please feel free to call the school if you have any questions/concerns.

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