Buffalo Ridge Elementary School

  • Buffalo Ridge Elementary School serves 437 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is higher than the Wyoming state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is equal to the Wyoming state average of 53%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Buffalo Ridge Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Wyoming for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Wyoming state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 22% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Buffalo Ridge Elementary School's student population of 437 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students437 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Buffalo Ridge Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Buffalo Ridge Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 318 schools in Wyoming (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Buffalo Ridge Elementary School is 0.17, which is less 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 Testing Rank#151 out of 318 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Buffalo Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wyoming by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
American Indian
n/a
4%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
7%
14%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Buffalo Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Wyoming by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
2%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Buffalo Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Wyoming by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
91%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Buffalo Ridge Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WY.
Diversity Score0.170.38
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
28%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Buffalo Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Wyoming by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
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 NameCampbell County School District #1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WY Dept. of Education

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