Buffalo Creek Elementary



Buffalo Creek Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Buffalo Creek Elementary Students by Grade
PK 1
K 93
1 95
2 113
3 105
4 113
5 99
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Buffalo Creek Elementary is a public elementary school located in Houston, TX in the Spring Branch Independent School District. It enrolls 619 students in grades 1st through 12th. Buffalo Creek Elementary is the 1,755th largest public school in Texas and the 12,415th largest nationally. It has 14.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 619
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 42.57
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,415th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 1,755th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,575th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,303rd out of 4,778

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Buffalo Creek Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 319
(52%)
13,255
(51%)
 Female 300
(48%)
12,571
(49%)

Buffalo Creek Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 551
(89%)
15,591
(60%)
 White 38
(6%)
6,780
(26%)
 Black 18
(3%)
1,139
(4%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
263
(1%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
1,589
(6%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
446
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
18
(0%)

Buffalo Creek Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 542
(88%)
14,592
(57%)
 Not Eligible 77
(12%)
10,498
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
736
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Buffalo Creek Elementary is ranked 894th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Buffalo Creek Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.6%) is higher than the state average of 62.2%. 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 Creek Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 629
2006 646
2007 629
2008 651
2009 687
2010 679
2011 684
2012 649
2013 657
2014 639
2015 619

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.6
2006 13.1
2007 13.7
2008 13.3
2009 14.3
2010 13.4
2011 14.8
2012 13.6
2013 16.4
2014 14.4
2015 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.879173290938
2006 0.87306501547988
2007 0.8664546899841
2008 0.83563748079877
2009 0.88791848617176
2010 0.92047128129602
2011 0.91520467836257
2012 0.90909090909091
2013 0.9193302891933
2014 0.68388106416275
2015 0.87560581583199

Compare Buffalo Creek Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 87.6%
 

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Public PK - 05 619 14.5:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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