Buffalo Elementary School

Buffalo Elementary School serves 224 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the NE average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 31%.
Buffalo Elementary School operates within the North Platte-2 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 224 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 224 students
Buffalo Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Buffalo Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Buffalo Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Buffalo Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is more than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
Buffalo Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
17%
17%
Buffalo Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
3%
7%
Buffalo Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
79%
69%
Buffalo Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Buffalo Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.35 0.26
Buffalo Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
57%
35%
Buffalo Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
9%
Buffalo Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

North Platte-2 School District's student population of 4,182 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $11,272 in this district is less than the state average of $15,061. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,775 is less than the state average of $13,876. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name North Platte-2 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
2
Number of Students Managed 4,182 121
North Platte-2 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $47 MM $5 MM
North Platte-2 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $40 MM $5 MM
North Platte-2 School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $11,272 $15,061
North Platte-2 School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $9,775 $13,876
North Platte-2 School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is North Platte High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Madison Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cody Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • North PlatteMadison Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 228 students
    0.7 miles
    1400 North Madison
    North PlatteNE 69101
    (308)535-7126
    0.76-8228
  • North PlatteCody Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 259 students
    1 miles
    2000 West 2nd St
    North PlatteNE 69101
    (308)535-7132
    1PK-5259
  • North PlatteNorth Platte High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1167 students
    1.4 miles
    1220 West 2nd
    North PlatteNE 69103
    (308)535-7105
    1.49-121167
  • North PlatteEisenhower Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 211 students
    1.5 miles
    3900 West A St
    North PlatteNE 69101
    (308)535-7134
    1.5PK-5211
  • North PlatteLincoln Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 258 students
    1.6 miles
    200 West 9th St
    North PlatteNE 69101
    (308)535-7138
    1.6PK-5258

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