Buffalo Elementary School

  • Buffalo Elementary School serves 484 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the WV average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 10%.
  • Buffalo Elementary School operates within the Wayne County s School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 484 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 484 students
Buffalo Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Buffalo Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Buffalo Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Buffalo Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.01 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 16:1 15:1
Buffalo Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
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1%
Buffalo Elementary School Asian Students (2001-2014)
White
n/a
90%
Buffalo Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Buffalo Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
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.
0.01 0.12
Buffalo Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
n/a
22%
Buffalo Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2013)
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.
n/a
4%
Buffalo Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

  • Wayne County s School District's student population of 7,412 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,128 in this district is less than the state average of $13,970. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,010 is less than the state average of $13,319. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District Name Wayne County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
20
10
Number of Students Managed 7,412 3,418
Wayne County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $83 MM $48 MM
Wayne County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $82 MM $46 MM
Wayne County s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,128 $13,970
Wayne County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,010 $13,319
Wayne County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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