298 Buffalo Creek Road
Kenova, WV 25530
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Buffalo Middle School serves 287 students in grades 6-8.
Buffalo Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the West Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black).

School Overview

Buffalo Middle School's student population of 287 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
287 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Buffalo Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 638 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Buffalo Middle School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.19. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WV)
Overall Testing Rank
#175 out of 638 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
54%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
2%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
98%
90%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.04
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 287 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 2%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in WV
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.04 (Btm 50%)

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