Buffalo Elementary School

  • Buffalo Elementary School serves 221 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the NE average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 32%.
  • Buffalo Elementary School operates within the North Platte School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 221 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students221 students
Buffalo Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Buffalo Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
Buffalo Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeBuffalo Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1
Buffalo Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Buffalo Elementary School American Indian Students (1994-2012)
Asian
n/a
2%
Buffalo Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2006)
Hispanic
22%
18%
Buffalo Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
2%
7%
Buffalo Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
71%
68%
Buffalo Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
5%
3%
Buffalo Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsBuffalo Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNE 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.
0.450.50
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.
55%
35%
Buffalo Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
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.
12%
9%
Buffalo Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • North Platte School District's student population of 4,135 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,089 in this district is less than the state average of $15,061. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,617 is less than the state average of $13,876. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District NameNorth Platte School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
2
Number of Students Managed4,135322
North Platte School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$47 MM$5 MM
North Platte School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$40 MM$5 MM
North Platte School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,089$15,061
North Platte School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,617$13,876
North Platte School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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  • North PlatteMadison Middle School
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    0.7 miles
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    1 miles
    2000 W 2nd St
    North PlatteNE 69101
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  • North PlatteNorth Platte High School
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    1.4 miles
    1220 West 2nd
    North PlatteNE 69101
    (308)535-7105
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  • North PlatteEisenhower Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 218 students
    1.5 miles
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    North PlatteNE 69101
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    1.5PK-5218
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    1.6 miles
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    North PlatteNE 69101
    (308)535-7138
    1.6PK-5259

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