Buffalo Senior High School

877 Bison Blvd
Buffalo, MN 55313
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Buffalo Senior High School serves 1,860 students in grades 9-12.
Buffalo Senior High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Buffalo Senior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

Buffalo Senior High School's student population of 1,860 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 93 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,860 students
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Total Classroom Teachers93 teachers
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School Comparison

Buffalo Senior High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,793 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Buffalo Senior High School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#872 out of 1793 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:116:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
9%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
91%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.170.54
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Graduation Rate
95%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBuffalo-Hanover-Montrose Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Buffalo Senior High School is Phoenix Learning Center (2.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Buffalo Community Middle School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Discovery Elementary School (2.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Buffalo Discovery Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 246 students
    2.2 miles
    301 Ne 2nd Ave
    Buffalo, MN 55313
    (763) 682-8400
    2.2 K-5 246
  • Buffalo Phoenix Learning Center Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: PS%
    Grades: 9-12 | 23 students
    2.2 miles
    800 8th St Ne
    Buffalo, MN 55313
    (763) 682-8680
    2.2 9-12 23
  • Buffalo Parkside Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 388 students
    2.3 miles
    207 3rd St Ne
    Buffalo, MN 55313
    (763) 682-8500
    2.3 PK-5 388
  • Buffalo Buffalo Early Child. Sp. Ed Program Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 115 students
    2.4 miles
    214 Ne 1st Ave
    Buffalo, MN 55313
    (763) 682-8721
    2.4 PK 115
  • Buffalo Pride Transitions Special Education School
    Grades: 12 | 15 students
    2.5 miles
    15 - 1st Ave S Suite 4
    Buffalo, MN 55313
    (763) 682-8721
    2.5 12 15

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