North Iowa Elementary Buffalo Center

  • North Iowa Elementary Buffalo Center serves 252 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • North Iowa Elementary Buffalo Center placed in the top 10% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

North Iowa Elementary Buffalo Center places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

  • North Iowa Elementary Buffalo Center's student population of 252 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students252 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • North Iowa Elementary Buffalo Center is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of North Iowa Elementary Buffalo Center is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank#99 out of 1232 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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2%
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Hispanic
15%
11%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
83%
77%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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4%
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Diversity Score0.300.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorth Iowa Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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