Buffalo Ridge Elementary School

  • Buffalo Ridge Elementary School serves 181 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 53%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Buffalo Ridge Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Wyoming for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Wyoming state level of 13:1.

School Overview

  • Buffalo Ridge Elementary School's student population of 181 students has declined by 39% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 30% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students181 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Buffalo Ridge Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 318 schools in Wyoming (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Buffalo Ridge Elementary School is 0.39, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WY)
Overall School Rank#261 out of 318 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
4%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
20%
14%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
71%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
2%
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Diversity Score0.390.38
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
28%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Buffalo Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wyoming by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLaramie County School District #1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WY Dept. of Education

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