Buffalo Is. Central West Elementary School (Closed 2021)

805 W Drew
Monette, AR 72447
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Serving 240 students in grades Prekindergarten-4, Buffalo Is. Central West Elementary School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 70-74% (which was higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 45-49% (which was higher than the Arkansas state average of 44%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 was lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment was 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
240 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

This School
State Level (AR)
(17-18)
70-74%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Buffalo Is. Central West Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
(17-18)
45-49%
44%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Buffalo Is. Central West Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Buffalo Is. Central West Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
18%
14%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Buffalo Is. Central West Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
1%
19%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Buffalo Is. Central West Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
80%
59%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Buffalo Is. Central West Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Buffalo Is. Central West Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Arkansas.
0.33
This chart displays the diversity score of Buffalo Is. Central West Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
58%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Buffalo Is. Central West Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Buffalo Is. Central West Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
70-74% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 47% AR state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% AR state average).
How many students attend Buffalo Is. Central West Elementary School?
240 students attend Buffalo Is. Central West Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
80% of Buffalo Is. Central West Elementary School students are White, 18% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Buffalo Is. Central West Elementary School?
Buffalo Is. Central West Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Buffalo Is. Central West Elementary School offer ?
Buffalo Is. Central West Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4
What school district is Buffalo Is. Central West Elementary School part of?
Buffalo Is. Central West Elementary School is part of Buffalo Is. Central School District.

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