Buffum Elementary School (Closed 2017)

  • Buffum Elementary School served 701 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 was equal to the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 47% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which was lower than the California state average of 76%.

School Overview

School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students701 students
This chart display total students of Buffum Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Buffum Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Buffum Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank--
Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
2%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Buffum Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
21%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Buffum Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
17%
54%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Black
7%
6%
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 2016-17 school year data.
White
53%
24%
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 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Buffum Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.650.41
This chart display the diversity score of Buffum Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
49%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%
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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePacifica School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education
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