Buford Elementary



Buford Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Buford Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 117
1 122
2 111
3 119
4 120
5 130
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Buford Elementary is a public elementary school located in Lennox, CA in the Lennox School District. It enrolls 719 students in grades 1st through 12th. Buford Elementary is the 1,216th largest public school in California and the 6,826th largest nationally. It has 22.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 719
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,826th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,216th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,763rd out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 712th out of 6,159

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Buford Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 362
(50%)
2,836
(48%)
 Male 357
(50%)
3,013
(52%)

Buford Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 703
(98%)
5,353
(92%)
 White 5
(1%)
18
(0%)
 Black 5
(1%)
342
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
29
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
34
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
68
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Buford Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 643
(89%)
4,978
(85%)
 Not Eligible 42
(6%)
505
(9%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(5%)
366
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Buford Elementary is ranked 446th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Buford Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (94.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Buford Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 884
2006 791
2007 779
2008 757
2009 759
2010 712
2011 736
2012 719

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.8
2006 20.5
2007 19.2
2008 20.7
2009 20.6
2010 N/A
2011 21.3
2012 22.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.93552036199095
2006 0.91276864728192
2007 0.90115532734275
2008 0.88771466314399
2009 0.90909090909091
2010 0.89606741573034
2011
2012 0.94158553546592

Compare Buford Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,210.0% 22.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 94.2%
 

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Public KG - 05 719 22.1:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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