Buffalo Elementary School

  • Buffalo Elementary School serves 253 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Buffalo Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Buffalo Elementary School's student population of 253 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 46% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students253 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Buffalo Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Buffalo Elementary School is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank#840 out of 1232 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:1n/a
American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
10%
11%
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Black
4%
6%
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White
81%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.330.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Buffalo Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDavenport Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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