803 W Drew
Monette, AR 72447
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Buffalo Is. Central High School serves 344 students in grades 7-12.
Buffalo Is. Central High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 344 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 50% in AR)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Buffalo Is. Central High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Buffalo Is. Central High School's student population of 344 students has grown by 109% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 61% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
344 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Buffalo Is. Central High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Buffalo Is. Central High School is 0.34, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#663 out of 993 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
20%
14%
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Black
n/a
20%
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White
79%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.34
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
88%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Buffalo Is. Central High School's ranking?

Buffalo Is. Central High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for: Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

23% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 32% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).

What is the graduation rate of Buffalo Is. Central High School?

The graduation rate of Buffalo Is. Central High School is 90%, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 88%.

How many students attend Buffalo Is. Central High School?

344 students attend Buffalo Is. Central High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

79% of Buffalo Is. Central High School students are White, 20% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Buffalo Is. Central High School?

Buffalo Is. Central High School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Buffalo Is. Central High School offer ?

Buffalo Is. Central High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Buffalo Is. Central High School part of?

Buffalo Is. Central High School is part of Buffalo Is. Central School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 344 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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