J.L. Buford

Intermediate Education Center

623 South 34th Street, Mount Vernon, IL 62864

Phone: 618-244-8064 Fax 618-244-8103

Contact Form

J L BUFORD INTERMEDIATE ED CTR Book Fair

Apr. 12 - Apr. 16

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District #80 Parents & Guardians:

*Dr. Nick Osborne Primary Center, JL Buford School, and Zadok Casey Middle School will have a change in learning options starting February 22, 2021. Student choices will be:

  1. Attend school Monday through Thursday in person and full remote on Friday.

  2. Full Remote Learning Monday through Friday.

  • Parents & Guardians with students currently in Hybrid A/B In Person Learning WILL NOT have to contact the school if they want their student to convert to 4 Day Per Week In Person Learning. Student currently in Hybrid A/B In Person Learning will automatically be converted to 4 Day Per Week In Person Learning.

  • Parents & Guardians with students in Full Remote Learning Will NOT have to contact the school if they want their student to stay in Full Remote Learning.

  • Parents & Guardians WILL NEED to contact the school Feb 2-8, 2021, to change their student status from Full Remote Learning to 4 Day Per Week In Person Learning.

  • Parents & Guardians WILL NEED to contact the school Feb 2-8, 2021, to change their student status from In Person Learning to Full Remote Learning.

  • Students attending in person will have an additional safety measure in the classroom.

  • Students will be able to social distance and/or have a clear barrier between them.


Monday through Thursday 4 Day Per Week School Schedules Will Remain:

  • Casey MS – 8:30am-1:15pm

  • JL Buford – 8:15am-1:00pm

  • Primary Center – 8:15am-1:00pm

Young Authors Contest

For questions or information contact click here to Contact Ms. Rulevish

2021 Young Author's Packet.pdf
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Information for Remote Learning - Getting Started with Google Classroom and Skyward Resources

2020-2021 School Supply List

2021-2021 4-5 JL Buford Intermediate Education Center Supply List.pdf

Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) SNAP Benefits

2020 05 Snap Benefits.pdf
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Please feel free to contact me with any questions or comments throughout the year.

J.L. Buford Principal, Ms. Baxter

JL Buford Staff Pink Out in support of cancer patients.

JL Buford Staff Photo. Staff members are wearing pink shirts in support of cancer patients.