Buffalo Creek Middle School



Buffalo Creek Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Buffalo Creek Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 308
7 298
8 300
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Buffalo Creek Middle School is a public elementary school located in Palmetto, FL in the Manatee School District. It enrolls 906 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 18.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 906
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 49

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Buffalo Creek Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 473
(52%)
17,926
(51%)
 Female 433
(48%)
17,122
(49%)

Buffalo Creek Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 483
(53%)
17,085
(49%)
 Hispanic 264
(29%)
11,183
(32%)
 Black 118
(13%)
5,040
(14%)
 Two or More 23
(3%)
1,082
(3%)
 Asian 17
(2%)
581
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
23
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
54
(0%)

Buffalo Creek Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 428
(47%)
18,084
(52%)
 Not Eligible 394
(43%)
14,862
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 84
(9%)
2,102
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Buffalo Creek Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.5%) is slightly lower than the state average of 61.9%. 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 Creek Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 679
2008 811
2009 862
2010 884
2011 895
2012 906

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 N/A
2008 20.8
2009 19.2
2010 18.4
2011 16.9
2012 18.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007 0.47569955817378
2008 0.46979038224414
2009 0.5046403712297
2010 0.49773755656109
2011 0.53072625698324
2012 0.56512141280353

Compare Buffalo Creek Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,850.0% 18.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 56.5%
 
State Average 61.9%
 

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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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