Buffalo Elementary School

331 Buffalo Creek Rd

Kenova, WV 25530-9612

Grades: PK-5

500 students

Buffalo Elementary School serves 500 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 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 500 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 500 students
Buffalo Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Buffalo Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Buffalo Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same 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 17:1 14:1
Buffalo Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
White
99%
92%
Buffalo Elementary School White Students (1990-2013)
Two or more races
1%
1%
All Ethnic Groups Buffalo Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown WV All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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
Buffalo Elementary School Diversity Score (1990-2013)
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.
43%
47%
Buffalo Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2013)
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%
6%
Buffalo Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,508 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,185 is less than the state average of $11,815. The district revenue/student has grown by 26% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,002 is less than the state average of $11,723. The district spending/student has grown by 17% over four years.
School District Name Wayne County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
22
10
Number of Students Managed 7,508 3,736
Wayne County s School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $79 MM $44 MM
Wayne County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $77 MM $44 MM
Wayne County s School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,185 $11,815
Wayne County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,002 $11,723
Wayne County s School District 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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • KenovaBuffalo Middle School
    298 Buffalo Creek Rd
    KenovaWV 25530
    (304)429-6062
    0.2 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 302 students                      
  • HuntingtonKellogg Elementary School
    4415 Piedmont Rd
    HuntingtonWV 25704
    (304)429-4441
    3.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 522 students                      
  • HuntingtonVinson Middle School
    3851 Piedmont Rd
    HuntingtonWV 25704
    (304)429-1641
    3.8 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 278 students                      
  • CeredoCeredo Elementary School
    484 Main St
    CeredoWV 25507
    (304)453-1511
    4 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 238 students                      
  • CeredoCeredo-kenova Middle School
    4th And High Sts.
    CeredoWV 25507
    (304)453-3588
    4 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 227 students                      

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