Buffalo Elementary School

  • Buffalo Elementary School serves 255 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 73%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 73%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • Buffalo Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

Buffalo Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • Buffalo Elementary School's student population of 255 students has declined by 34% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 26% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students255 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Buffalo Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 7,686 schools in Texas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Buffalo Elementary School is 0.55, which is more 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
73%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
73%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Buffalo Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
45%
52%
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Black
2%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Buffalo Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
50%
28%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Buffalo Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.550.41
This chart display the diversity score of Buffalo Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Buffalo Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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 Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBuffalo Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Buffalo Buffalo High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 273 students
    0.7 miles
    1724 N Buffalo Ave
    Buffalo, TX 75831
    (903)322-4243
    0.7 9-12 273
  • Buffalo Buffalo J High School
    Grades: 3-8 | 422 students
    0.9 miles
    335 Bison Trl
    Buffalo, TX 75831
    (903)322-4340
    0.9 3-8 422
  • Jewett Leon Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 398 students
    8.9 miles
    12168 Hwy 79 W
    Jewett, TX 75846
    (903)626-1425
    8.9 PK-5 398
  • Jewett Leon High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 215 students
    8.9 miles
    12168 Hwy 79 W
    Jewett, TX 75846
    (903)626-1475
    8.9 9-12 215
  • Jewett Leon J High School
    Grades: 6-8 | 159 students
    8.9 miles
    12168 Hwy 79 W
    Jewett, TX 75846
    (903)626-1450
    8.9 6-8 159

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