Buffalo Elementary - 02

  • Buffalo Elementary - 02 serves 76 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-59% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-49% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the South Dakota state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 29%.

Top Placements

Buffalo Elementary - 02 places among the top 20% of public schools in South Dakota for:

School Overview

  • Buffalo Elementary - 02's student population of 76 students has grown by 38% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students76 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Buffalo Elementary - 02's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has increased from 7:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Buffalo Elementary - 02 is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SD)
Overall School Rank#185 out of 617 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-59%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
16%
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Hispanic
n/a
5%
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Black
1%
3%
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White
99%
71%
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Diversity Score0.020.26
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarding County 31-1 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

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