Kindergarten Welcome Event

We are so excited about having your child enroll in Kindergarten in a Jefferson County school. You care deeply about the well-being and safety about your child, and we take that responsibility very seriously. Follow these steps to get your child ready for their first...

509J OBOB Teams Compete in Regional Tournament

Students in the Jefferson County School District prepared for the Oregon Battle of the Books (OBOB) Regional Tournaments. This marks the first-time students from 509J participated in the tournament. The Jefferson County Library District (JCLD) hosted 509J elementary...

Dual Language Program Student Registration now Open

Program Overview: Jefferson County School District 509J is offering a new Dual Language (DL) program starting in Fall of 2022. This program will offer academic content in two languages: English and Spanish. The program will be located at Jefferson County Middle...

Updated Guidance for 509J Schools after March 11

Jefferson County 509J Families, In the last couple weeks, the state of Oregon has announced many changes to COVID-19 protocols in K-12 schools. We wanted to share with you those changes and how they will impact 509J and more importantly our students and staff. First,...

509J January Employee Spotlight

Carmen Lawson - Madras Elementary Kindergarten Teacher Question: What was your reaction when you found out you were nominated for the January Certified Team Spotlight? Answer: "As educators, our cup is usually full when students give us love and you know the things...

Pathway to Substitute Teaching

509J Families and Community, The school district could use your help. We’d love to have you become a substitute for us. If you are interested in helping out or know of someone who might be, we’d love to hear from you. There is an opportunity to receive a Restricted...

Voters Approve $24 Million Bond Measure 16-98

MEDIA RELEASEFor Immediate ReleaseNov. 3, 2021MEDIA CONTACT:Joseph Prechtl, Communications Coordinatorjprechtl@509j.net | 541-475-6192 Ext. 2225 Jefferson County School District Voters Approve $24 Million Bond Measure 16-98 Jefferson County, Ore – Jefferson County...

Buff Pumpkin Patch

It was a fun morning in the pumpkin patch at Buff Elementary earlier this month. Thank you to the Feigner family for generously donating the pumpkins!

Bus Routes for 21-22 School Year

Find your bus route by clicking on the image to either view or download. We will be continuing our late start on Mondays, so that means every stop is 90 minutes later on Mondays. Encuentre su ruta de autobús haciendo clic en la imagen para verla o descargarla....

School Start and End Times Set for 21-22 School Year

School Start/End times are listed on the image for the Jefferson County School District for the 21-22 school year. 

Welcome to Buff Elementary!

School Hours:  Mondays, 9:15 am  – 3:00 pm

Tuesdays – Fridays,  7:45 am – 3:00 pm

Office Hours: 7:50 am – 3:30 pm

Main Office Line:  541.475.2457    Fax Line:  541.475.8278

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Principal’s Message:

Principal Billie White

Welcome to Buff Elementary!

Our mission:  Encouraging, guiding, and supporting students to become lifelong learners. 

Our vision:  We think differently and try new things; we will persevere to become leaders through meaningful work.

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