Buffalo Creek Middle School

  • Buffalo Creek Middle School serves 1,033 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 61% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 47% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Buffalo Creek Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Buffalo Creek Middle School's student population of 1,033 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 58 teachers has grown by 26% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,033 students
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Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Buffalo Creek Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,601 schools in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Buffalo Creek Middle School is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank
29%
22%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
54%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
30%
32%
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Black
14%
23%
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White
53%
39%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Buffalo Creek Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.620.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
49%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameManatee School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
I love buffalo creek- my son had difficulty adjusting to middle school and the staff has been amazing. My son is content and happy now. Great school and staff.
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5  
Bufflao creek is the best but it has one flaw dress code I got in trouble for a having a little lace on my pants above my finger tips. So here is some advice if your not sure if you cant wear it don't wear it.
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5  
Buffalo Creek is a grate middel school. I would recomend it to any middel schooler.Plus the academic level is very high.The athletic abilaties are awsome.
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