Buffalo Ridge Elementary School

  • Buffalo Ridge Elementary School serves 473 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 54% (which is higher than the Wyoming state average of 51%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 58% (which is higher than the Wyoming state average of 57%) for the 2015-16 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Wyoming state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 22%.

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School Overview

  • Buffalo Ridge Elementary School's student population of 473 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students473 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Buffalo Ridge Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 316 schools in Wyoming (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Buffalo Ridge Elementary School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WY)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
7%
14%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
90%
78%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Buffalo Ridge Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in WY.
Diversity Score0.190.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
28%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
10%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Buffalo Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wyoming by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCampbell County #1 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, WY Dept. of Education

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