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
Buffalo Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Buffalo Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
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 0.15. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WV) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 14:1
Buffalo Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Buffalo Elementary School Asian (2001-2011)
Hispanic
n/a
1%
Buffalo Elementary School Hispanic (1996-2010)
Black
n/a
5%
White
99%
92%
Buffalo Elementary School White (1990-2012)
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 0.15
Buffalo Elementary School Diversity Score (1990-2012)
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%
Buffalo Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
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%
Buffalo Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

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
10
Number of Students Managed 7,453 3,689
Wayne County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
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: 2012 (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
  • Kenova Buffalo Middle School
    298 Buffalo Creek Rd
    Kenova , WV , 25530
    (304)429-6062
    0.2  mi  |  322  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Huntington Kellogg Elementary School
    4415 Piedmont Rd
    Huntington , WV , 25704
    (304)429-4441
    3.7  mi  |  533  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Huntington Vinson Middle School
    3851 Piedmont Rd
    Huntington , WV , 25704
    (304)429-1641
    3.8  mi  |  269  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Ceredo Ceredo Elementary School
    484 Main St
    Ceredo , WV , 25507
    (304)453-1511
    4  mi  |  222  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Ceredo Ceredo-kenova Middle School
    4th And High Sts.
    Ceredo , WV , 25507
    (304)453-3588
    4  mi  |  238  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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