Buffalo Hills Elementary School

6110 11th Avenue
Kearney, NE 68845
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
Buffalo Hills Elementary School serves 288 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Buffalo Hills Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Buffalo Hills Elementary School's student population of 288 students has grown by 33% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students288 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

Buffalo Hills Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 913 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Buffalo Hills Elementary School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#87 out of 913 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
4%
19%
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Black
3%
7%
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White
93%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.130.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKearney School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Buffalo Hills Elementary School is Kearney High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Horizon Middle School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kearney Horizon Middle School Math: 64% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 613 students
    0.7 miles
    915 W 35th St
    Kearney, NE 68845
    (308) 698-8120
    0.7 6-8 613
  • Kearney Windy Hills Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 250 students
    0.7 miles
    4211 20th Ave
    Kearney, NE 68845
    (308) 698-8220
    0.7 PK-5 250
  • Kearney Kearney High School Math: 58% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,497 student
    0.8 miles
    2702 West 11th Street
    Kearney, NE 68845
    (308) 698-8060
    0.8 9-12 1,497
  • Kearney Park Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 262 students
    1.1 miles
    3000 7th Ave
    Kearney, NE 68845
    (308) 698-8280
    1.1 PK-5 262
  • Kearney Central Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 269 students
    1.6 miles
    300 W 24th St
    Kearney, NE 68845
    (308) 698-8040
    1.6 PK-5 269

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