Buffalo High School

  • Buffalo High School serves 484 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the Missouri state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 63%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Buffalo High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 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 Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 28%.

School Overview

  • Buffalo High School's student population of 484 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students484 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 2,073 schools in Missouri (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Buffalo High School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall School Rank#665 out of 2,073 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Buffalo High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Buffalo High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Buffalo High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
96%
72%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Buffalo High School and the percentage of White public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Buffalo High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MO.
Diversity Score0.080.23
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Graduation Rate≥95%
89%
This chart display graduation rate of Buffalo High School and public school graduation rate of Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Buffalo High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDallas Co. R-i School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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