Buffalo Elementary School

Public PK, KG-5

 19005 Buffalo Road
       Buffalo, WV  25033-7468


 (304) 937-2651

District: Putnam County Schools

SchoolDigger Rank:
186th of 381 West Virginia Elementary Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  12.1
Number of students:  230

Racial breakdown:

White:
98.3%
Two or more races:
0.9%
African American:
0.4%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  65.9%

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We updated the 2018-19 rankings and test scores for this school on Monday, September 30, 2019.


Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2019, Buffalo Elementary School ranked better than 51.2% of elementary schools in West Virginia. It also ranked 10th among 13 ranked elementary schools in the Putnam County Schools District. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2019 the calculated Average Standard Score was 48.79. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Racial makeup is: White (98.3%), two or more races (0.9%), African American (0.4%). (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Buffalo Elementary School is 12.1, which is the 4th best among 13 elementary schools in the Putnam County Schools District. (See more...)
Compare Buffalo Elementary School employs 19 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2019 Rankings:

Buffalo Elementary School:

SchoolDigger ranks Buffalo Elementary School 186th of 381 West Virginia public elementary schools. (See Buffalo Elementary School in the ranking list.)

Putnam County Schools:

SchoolDigger ranks Putnam County Schools 4th of 55 West Virginia school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Buffalo Elementary School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools WV State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2009 47.62 233rd 420 44.5%
2010 46.55 229th 427 46.4%
2011 45.54 239th 426 43.9%
2012 45.20 235th 426 44.8%
2013 39.87 282nd 428 34.1%
2014 45.50 235th 422 44.3%
2015 44.25 244th 408 40.2%
2016 47.50 225th 402 44.0%
2017 50.47 201st 399 49.6%
2018 50.66 186th 392 52.6%
2019 48.79 186th 381 51.2%

Data source: test scores: West Virginia Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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Data source: West Virginia Department of Education

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Enrollment information for Buffalo Elementary School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1989 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 241 236
1990 215 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 215
1991 205 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 205
1992 220 0 1 0 0 n/a n/a 0 221
1993 229 1 1 1 0 n/a n/a 0 232
1994 226 0 1 1 3 n/a n/a 0 231
1995 243 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 243
1996 243 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 243
1997 230 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 230
1998 237 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 237
1999 212 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 212
2000 209 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 209
2001 217 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 218
2002 193 1 2 0 0 n/a n/a 0 196
2003 193 1 2 0 0 n/a n/a 0 196
2004 212 2 2 0 0 n/a n/a 0 216
2005 234 4 1 0 0 n/a n/a 0 239
2006 247 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 249
2007 249 2 0 2 0 n/a n/a 0 253
2008 248 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 250
2009 252 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 254
2010 245 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 249
2011 239 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 243
2012 233 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 236
2013 233 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 236
2014 229 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 233
2015 226 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 230
2016 217 1 0 0 0 0 5 0 223
2017 219 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 223
2018 226 1 n/a 1 n/a n/a 2 0 230

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Buffalo Elementary School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1989 236 15.5 15.2 n/a
1990 215 14.5 14.8 33.5
1991 205 14.0 14.6 32.7
1992 221 14.5 15.2 39.4
1993 232 13.0 17.8 38.4
1994 231 14.0 16.5 44.2
1995 243 15.0 16.2 41.2
1996 243 15.0 16.2 41.2
1997 230 14.0 16.4 40.4
1998 237 13.5 17.6 46.8
1999 212 14.3 14.8 56.6
2000 209 14.2 14.7 62.2
2001 218 14.2 15.4 53.7
2002 196 14.0 14.0 43.4
2003 196 14.0 14.0 43.4
2004 216 14.5 14.9 52.3
2005 239 14.5 16.5 57.3
2006 249 14.5 17.2 60.2
2007 253 14.5 17.4 65.2
2008 250 14.5 17.2 67.2
2009 254 14.5 17.5 67.7
2010 249 14.5 17.1 66.3
2011 243 15.2 15.9 61.7
2012 236 18.5 12.7 64.8
2013 236 18.5 12.7 70.8
2014 233 20.5 11.3 70.0
2015 230 20.0 11.5 66.5
2016 223 19.0 11.7 69.5
2017 223 19.0 11.7 65.9
2018 230 19.0 12.1 n/a

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Buffalo Elementary School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1989 236 15.5 15.2 n/a
1990 215 14.5 14.8 33.5
1991 205 14.0 14.6 32.7
1992 221 14.5 15.2 39.4
1993 232 13.0 17.8 38.4
1994 231 14.0 16.5 44.2
1995 243 15.0 16.2 41.2
1996 243 15.0 16.2 41.2
1997 230 14.0 16.4 40.4
1998 237 13.5 17.6 46.8
1999 212 14.3 14.8 56.6
2000 209 14.2 14.7 62.2
2001 218 14.2 15.4 53.7
2002 196 14.0 14.0 43.4
2003 196 14.0 14.0 43.4
2004 216 14.5 14.9 52.3
2005 239 14.5 16.5 57.3
2006 249 14.5 17.2 60.2
2007 253 14.5 17.4 65.2
2008 250 14.5 17.2 67.2
2009 254 14.5 17.5 67.7
2010 249 14.5 17.1 66.3
2011 243 15.2 15.9 61.7
2012 236 18.5 12.7 64.8
2013 236 18.5 12.7 70.8
2014 233 20.5 11.3 70.0
2015 230 20.0 11.5 66.5
2016 223 19.0 11.7 69.5
2017 223 19.0 11.7 65.9
2018 230 19.0 12.1 n/a

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the West Virginia Department of Education.

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