Buffalo Elementary School

331 Buffalo Creek Rd

Kenova, WV 25530-9612

Tel: (304)429-2911
Grades: PK-5

482 students

Buffalo Elementary School serves 482 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the WV average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 8%.
Buffalo Elementary School operates within the Wayne County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 482 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 482 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Students by Grade Buffalo Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.02 is less than the state average of 0.12. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WV) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 14:1
White
99%
92%
All Ethnic Groups Buffalo Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Buffalo Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.02 0.12
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.
44%
45%
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.
9%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,453 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Wayne County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
12
Number of Students Managed 7,453 3,727
Wayne County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $79 MM $44 MM
Wayne County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $77 MM $44 MM
Wayne County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,185 $11,815
Wayne County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,002 $11,723
Wayne County s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Chesapeake High School (5.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Buffalo Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kellogg Elementary School (3.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • KenovaBuffalo Middle School
    298 Buffalo Creek Rd
    KenovaWV 25530
    (304)429-6062
    0.2 mi | 322 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • HuntingtonKellogg Elementary School
    4415 Piedmont Rd
    HuntingtonWV 25704
    (304)429-4441
    3.7 mi | 533 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • HuntingtonVinson Middle School
    3851 Piedmont Rd
    HuntingtonWV 25704
    (304)429-1641
    3.8 mi | 269 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • CeredoCeredo Elementary School
    484 Main St
    CeredoWV 25507
    (304)453-1511
    4 mi | 222 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • CeredoCeredo-kenova Middle School
    4th And High Sts.
    CeredoWV 25507
    (304)453-3588
    4 mi | 238 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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Did You Know?
Wayne County, WV public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.06, which is lower than the West Virginia average of 0.12. The most diverse school district in Wayne County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in West Virginia or national school diversity statistics.