Buffalo Ridge Elementary



Buffalo Ridge Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Buffalo Ridge Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 48
1 41
2 39
3 42
4 41
5 31
6 52
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Buffalo Ridge Elementary is a public elementary school located in Cheyenne, WY in the Laramie County School District #1. It enrolls 294 students in grades 1st through 12th. Buffalo Ridge Elementary is the 79th largest public school in Wyoming and the 42,107th largest nationally. It has 13.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 294
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.92
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 42,107th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Wyoming: 79th out of 212
Student/Teacher Rank in Wyoming: 154th out of 212
Full Time Teacher Rank in Wyoming: 94th out of 212

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Buffalo Ridge Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 163
(55%)
3,930
(49%)
 Male 131
(45%)
4,056
(51%)

Buffalo Ridge Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 207
(70%)
5,639
(71%)
 Hispanic 57
(19%)
1,633
(20%)
 Two or More 14
(5%)
318
(4%)
 Asian 8
(3%)
94
(1%)
 Black 6
(2%)
218
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
18
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
66
(1%)

Buffalo Ridge Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 153
(52%)
4,175
(52%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 105
(36%)
3,008
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 36
(12%)
803
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 193 ranked schools in Wyoming, Buffalo Ridge Elementary is ranked 50th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Buffalo Ridge Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.0%) is slightly higher than the state average of 40.5%. 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 Ridge Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 310
2006 320
2007 327
2008 341
2009 319
2010 291
2011 305
2012 308
2013 287
2014 301
2015 294

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.8
2006 17.2
2007 16
2008 16.7
2009 15.5
2010 N/A
2011 15.9
2012 N/A
2013 12.2
2014 13.3
2015 13.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.35161290322581
2006 0.378125
2007 0.34250764525994
2008 0.34897360703812
2009 0.4294670846395
2010 0.46735395189003
2011 0.47213114754098
2012 0.48701298701299
2013 0.44250871080139
2014 0.46843853820598
2015 0.47959183673469

Compare Buffalo Ridge Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,214.1% 12.1:1
 
1,340.0% 13.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.5%
 
This School 48.0%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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