Buffalo Jones Elementary



Buffalo Jones Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Buffalo Jones Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 65
1 66
2 67
3 65
4 69
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Buffalo Jones Elementary is a public elementary school located in Garden City, KS in the Garden City School District. It enrolls 332 students in grades 1st through 12th. Buffalo Jones Elementary is the 350th largest public school in Kansas and the 38,349th largest nationally. It has 12.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 332
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 38,349th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 350th out of 745
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 213th out of 692
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 235th out of 692

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Buffalo Jones Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 171
(52%)
1,879
(52%)
 Female 161
(48%)
1,769
(48%)

Buffalo Jones Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 301
(91%)
2,634
(72%)
 White 23
(7%)
728
(20%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
189
(5%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
49
(1%)
 Black 2
(1%)
40
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Buffalo Jones Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 240
(72%)
2,365
(65%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 55
(17%)
505
(14%)
 Not Eligible 37
(11%)
778
(21%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 741 ranked schools in Kansas, Buffalo Jones Elementary is ranked 117th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Buffalo Jones Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (88.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 52.9%. 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.

Buffalo Jones Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 315
2006 297
2007 362
2008 363
2009 324
2010 343
2011 331
2012 332

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.8
2006 9.5
2007 12.5
2008 12.2
2009 10.8
2010 12.5
2011 11.5
2012 12.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.86666666666667
2006 0.99326599326599
2007 0.84530386740331
2008 0.84848484848485
2009 0.90740740740741
2010 0.91253644314869
2011 0.9214501510574
2012 0.88855421686747

Compare Buffalo Jones Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,270.0% 12.7:1
 
1,367.1% 13.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 88.9%
 

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Public KG - 04 332 12.7:1  
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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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