Buffalo High School

500 W Main
Buffalo, MO 65622
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Buffalo High School serves 483 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Buffalo High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Missouri state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Buffalo High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

Buffalo High School's student population of 483 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students483 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Buffalo High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,085 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Buffalo High School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#704 out of 2085 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
1%
16%
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White
96%
71%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.080.47
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDallas County R-I School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Buffalo High School is Dallas County Technical Center (8.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Buffalo Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mallory Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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