Buffalo Ridge Elementary



Buffalo Ridge Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Buffalo Ridge Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 62
1 69
2 78
3 75
4 59
5 65
6 65
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Buffalo Ridge Elementary is a public elementary school located in Gillette, WY in the Campbell County School District #1. It enrolls 473 students in grades 1st through 12th. Buffalo Ridge Elementary is the 12th largest public school in Wyoming and the 24,558th largest nationally. It has 14.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 473
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 33.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,558th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Wyoming: 12th out of 212
Student/Teacher Rank in Wyoming: 176th out of 212
Full Time Teacher Rank in Wyoming: 17th out of 212

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Buffalo Ridge Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 237
(50%)
2,726
(51%)
 Female 236
(50%)
2,623
(49%)

Buffalo Ridge Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 421
(89%)
4,553
(85%)
 Hispanic 33
(7%)
618
(12%)
 Black 8
(2%)
44
(1%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
29
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
76
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
23
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

Buffalo Ridge Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 352
(74%)
3,354
(63%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 83
(18%)
1,452
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 38
(8%)
543
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 193 ranked schools in Wyoming, Buffalo Ridge Elementary is ranked 71st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Buffalo Ridge Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (25.6%) is lower than the state average of 40.5%. 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 Ridge Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2011 N/A
2012 372
2013 447
2014 492
2015 473

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2011 N/A
2012 N/A
2013 14.7
2014 14.7
2015 14.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2011
2012 0.26075268817204
2013 0.2841163310962
2014 0.23780487804878
2015 0.25581395348837

Compare Buffalo Ridge Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,214.1% 12.1:1
 
1,410.0% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 25.6%
 
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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