Buffalo Elementary - 02



Buffalo Elementary - 02 Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Buffalo Elementary - 02 Students by Grade
PK 0
K 15
1 8
2 10
3 7
4 5
5 17
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Buffalo Elementary - 02 is a public elementary school located in Buffalo, SD in the Harding County School District 31-1. It enrolls 62 students in grades 1st through 12th. Buffalo Elementary - 02 is the 226th largest public school in South Dakota and the 54,205th largest nationally. It has 8.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 62
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Full Time Teachers: 7.72

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Buffalo Elementary - 02 Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 32
(52%)
66
(52%)
 Male 30
(48%)
60
(48%)

Buffalo Elementary - 02 Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 57
(92%)
121
(96%)
 American Indian 4
(6%)
4
(3%)
 Black 1
(2%)
1
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Buffalo Elementary - 02 Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 45
(73%)
92
(73%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 9
(15%)
18
(14%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 8
(13%)
16
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 286 ranked schools in South Dakota, Buffalo Elementary - 02 is ranked 260th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Buffalo Elementary - 02 students on free and reduced lunch assistance (27.4%) is lower than the state average of 43.5%. 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 Elementary - 02 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 68
2006 70
2007 72
2008 72
2009 73
2010 72
2011 51
2012 62

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 8.7
2006 8.1
2007 7.9
2008 8
2009 8.1
2010 8.5
2011 6.6
2012 8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.32352941176471
2006 0.44285714285714
2007 0.48611111111111
2008 0.40277777777778
2009 0.3972602739726
2010 0.26388888888889
2011 0.27450980392157
2012 0.2741935483871

Compare Buffalo Elementary - 02 to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
800.0% 8.0:1
 
1,380.0% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 27.4%
 
State Average 43.5%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
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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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