Buder Elementary School

5319 Lansdowne Ave

Saint Louis, MO 63109-2513

Grades: PK-5

419 students

Buder Elementary School serves 419 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the MO average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 28%.
Buder Elementary School operates within the St. Louis City School District.

Overview

The student population of 419 students has grown by 15% over five years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 419 students
Gender % 58% Male / 42%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is more than the state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 13:1
Asian
2%
2%
Hispanic
4%
5%
Black
30%
18%
White
64%
72%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.50 0.21
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.
69%
39%
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.
3%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 44,119 students has grown by 59% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,608 is higher than the state average of $8,810. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four years.
The district spending/student of $16,675 is higher than the state average of $8,968. The district spending/student has grown by 40% over four years.
School District Name St. Louis City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
82
2
Number of Students Managed 44,119 592
District Total Revenue $401 MM $6 MM
District Spending $457 MM $6 MM
District Revenue / Student $14,608 $8,810
District Spending / Student $16,675 $8,968
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Community Access Job Training High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gateway Science Acad/mid/high Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kennard/classical Junior Acad. Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Saint LouisKennard/classical Junior Acad. Elementary School
    Magnet School
    5031 Potomac
    Saint LouisMO 63139
    (314)353-8875
    Magnet School

    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 385 students                      
  • Saint LouisMallinckrodt A.b.i. Elementary School
    Magnet School
    6020 Pernod Ave
    Saint LouisMO 63139
    (314)352-9212
    Magnet School

    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 315 students                      
  • Saint LouisSt. Louis Charter School
    Charter School
    5279 Fyler Ave
    Saint LouisMO 63139
    (314)645-9600
    Charter School

    0.9 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 966 students                      
  • Saint LouisGateway Science Acad/mid/high Middle School
    Charter School
    5049 Fyler Ave
    Saint LouisMO 63139
    (314)261-4361
    Charter School

    0.9 mi | Gr. 6-9 | 275 students                      
  • Saint LouisBusch Ms Character Athletics Middle School
    Magnet School
    5910 Clifton Ave
    Saint LouisMO 63109
    (314)352-1043
    Magnet School

    1 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 396 students                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended May 11, 2009 - Teachers and staff are sarcastic, rude and unprofessional to students, parents, and relatives. Staff members refuse to return phone calls. Profanity is scratched into the bathroom walls. There is no play ground equipment, and "recess" a time for children to run around on a black top slab with nothing to do. Assignments to students are generic and sub par, possibly just pre-made assignments meant for younger children and downloaded off the Internet. No one is ever available to speak with, no matter the time of day you call. My fiance & I called collectively 10 times, with no response. Emergency contact documentation was lost 3 times over the course of 6 months, despite personally handing it to the office. My son had a 103 degree fever, but his mother and I were never contacted. It's no wonder St. Louis Public Schools have lost their accreditation. This is "school" is nothing more than a glorified Day Care center. I will be removing my son from this school at the end of the semester, and I will advise anyone else to do the same. - Posted by Parent

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