New Buffalo Elementary School

  • New Buffalo Elementary School serves 235 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • New Buffalo Elementary School's student population of 235 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students235 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • New Buffalo Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of New Buffalo Elementary School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#1062 out of 3,159 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of New Buffalo Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Buffalo Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in New Buffalo Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Asian
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in New Buffalo Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
12%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in New Buffalo Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
3%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in New Buffalo Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
80%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in New Buffalo Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in New Buffalo Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.350.53
This chart display the diversity score of New Buffalo Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in New Buffalo Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Buffalo Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew Buffalo Area s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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