Buffalo Is. Central West Elementary School

  • Buffalo Is. Central West Elementary School serves 240 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Buffalo Is. Central West Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Buffalo Is. Central West Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

School Overview

  • Buffalo Is. Central West Elementary School's student population of 240 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students240 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Buffalo Is. Central West Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,008 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Buffalo Is. Central West Elementary School is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank#175 out of 1008 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
18%
13%
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Black
1%
20%
White
80%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.330.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBuffalo Is. Central Sch. School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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