Buffalo Ridge Elementary School



Buffalo Ridge Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Buffalo Ridge Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 54
1 80
2 79
3 85
4 102
5 101
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Buffalo Ridge Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Castle Rock, CO in the Douglas County School District, No. Re 1. It enrolls 501 students in grades 1st through 12th. Buffalo Ridge Elementary School is the 358th largest public school in Colorado and the 21,426th largest nationally. It has 19.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 501
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,426th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 358th out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 790th out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 463rd out of 1,072

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Buffalo Ridge Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 265
(53%)
21,804
(51%)
 Female 236
(47%)
20,575
(49%)

Buffalo Ridge Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 443
(88%)
31,767
(75%)
 Hispanic 35
(7%)
6,097
(14%)
 Two or More 12
(2%)
1,688
(4%)
 Asian 11
(2%)
1,756
(4%)
 Black 0
(0%)
840
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
57
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
174
(0%)

Buffalo Ridge Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 480
(96%)
37,157
(88%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 15
(3%)
4,127
(10%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 6
(1%)
1,095
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Buffalo Ridge Elementary School is ranked 983rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Buffalo Ridge Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (4.2%) is significantly lower than the state average of 44.3%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Buffalo Ridge Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 487
2006 525
2007 542
2008 558
2009 543
2010 505
2011 488
2012 501

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.1
2006 17.7
2007 16.8
2008 18.7
2009 18.7
2010 19.8
2011 18.8
2012 19.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.010266940451745
2006 0.0038095238095238
2007 0.0018450184501845
2008 0.0053763440860215
2009 0.016574585635359
2010 0.03960396039604
2011 0.045081967213115
2012 0.041916167664671

Compare Buffalo Ridge Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,910.0% 19.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 4.2%
 
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public KG - 05 501 19.1:1  
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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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