Buffalo Island Central High School

803 W Drew
Monette, AR 72447
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 341 students in grades 7-12, Buffalo Island Central High School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 341 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • : 80-89% (Btm 50% in AR)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • : 45% (Top 50%)
  • : 40% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Buffalo Island Central High School's student population of 341 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
341 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Buffalo Island Central High School ranks within the top 50% of all 997 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Buffalo Island Central High School is 0.35, 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.
This School
State Level (AR)
#490 out of 997 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Buffalo Island Central High School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
31%
38%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Buffalo Island Central High 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 2021-22 school year data.
45%
40%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Buffalo Island Central High 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 2021-22 school year data.
40%
36%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Buffalo Island Central High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Buffalo Island Central High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 1999-00 school year data.
Hispanic
21%
14%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Buffalo Island Central High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
n/a
19%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Buffalo Island Central High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
78%
59%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Buffalo Island Central High School and the percentage of White public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Buffalo Island Central High School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Arkansas.
0.35
This chart displays the diversity score of Buffalo Island Central High School and the public school average diversity score of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
80-89%
88%
This chart displays graduation rate of Buffalo Island Central High School and public school graduation rate of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
58%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Buffalo Island Central High 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
10%
7%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Buffalo Island Central High 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 is Buffalo Island Central High School's ranking?
Buffalo Island Central High School is ranked #490 out of 997 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
31% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% AR state average), while 45% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% AR state average).
What is the graduation rate of Buffalo Island Central High School?
The graduation rate of Buffalo Island Central High School is 80-89%, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 88%.
How many students attend Buffalo Island Central High School?
341 students attend Buffalo Island Central High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
78% of Buffalo Island Central High School students are White, 21% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Buffalo Island Central High School?
Buffalo Island 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 Island Central High School offer ?
Buffalo Island Central High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Buffalo Island Central High School part of?
Buffalo Island Central High School is part of Buffalo Is. Central Sch. Dist. School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 341 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • : 80-89% (Btm 50%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • : 45% (Top 50%)
  • : 40% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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