Buffum Elementary School (Closed 2013)

2350 Ximeno Ave
Long Beach, CA 90815
(School attendance zone shown in map)
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 70-74% (which was higher than the California state average of 58%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 65-69% (which was higher than the California state average of 56%).

School Overview

Grades Offered
n/a
Total Students (10-11)
291 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
2 teachers
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School Rankings

This School
State Level (CA)
(10-11)
70-74%
58%
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(10-11)
65-69%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Buffum Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
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21:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Buffum Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
American Indian
(10-11)
1%
1%
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Asian
(10-11)
13%
11%
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Hispanic
(10-11)
44%
51%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Buffum Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Black
(10-11)
12%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Buffum Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
White
(10-11)
26%
27%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Buffum Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Hawaiian
(10-11)
2%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Buffum Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Two or more races
(10-11)
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Buffum Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
n/a
This chart display the diversity score of Buffum Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch (10-11)
44%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Buffum Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (10-11)
13%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Buffum Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
70-74% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 58% CA state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 56% CA state average).
How many students attend Buffum Elementary School?
291 students attend Buffum Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
44% of Buffum Elementary School students are Hispanic, 26% of students are White, 13% of students are Asian, 12% of students are Black, 2% of students are Hawaiian, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What school district is Buffum Elementary School part of?
Buffum Elementary School is part of Long Beach Unified School District.

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