Buffalo Creek Middle School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
7320 69 Th St E
Palmetto, FL 34221
Phone
(941) 721-2260
District
MANATEE
County
MANATEE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1272
Classroom Teachers
67

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Florida

5

(10 is best)

Better than 42.1% of FL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

5

(10 is best)

Buffalo Creek Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
54%
55%
48%
55%
59%
55%
54%
55%
48%
55%
59%
55%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 7

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
54%
56%
46%
53%
62%
58%
54%
56%
46%
53%
62%
58%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 8

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
50%
60%
45%
57%
55%
63%
50%
60%
45%
57%
55%
63%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

25 20 15 10 5 0
19
17
17
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 400 31.4%
Grade 7 417 32.8%
Grade 8 455 35.8%
Total 1272 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 60.4% 46.4% 38.3%
Black 10.1% 14.0% 22.4%
Hispanic 26.9% 37.3% 35.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.5% 2.1% 3.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.2% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 49.7% 53.4% 54.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 44.1% 49.5% 50.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.6% 3.9% 4.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 393,847 21,538,187
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 516.1 396
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.7% 5.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 15.4% 16.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 25.5% 31.1%
45-64 YEARS OLD 26.8% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 27.5% 20.5%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 150,345 7,931,313
Single Parent Households With Children 7.9% 10.0%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 89.4% 88.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 30.2% 30.5%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 11.9% 12.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.0% 13.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.9% 12.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.0% 18.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.1% 18.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 13.6% 14.2%
$15,000 or less 8.4% 10.4%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,251 $308,180,551 46.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $446 $21,988,246 3.3%
Staff $507 $24,995,607 3.7%
General Administration $86 $4,239,886 0.6%
School Administration $570 $28,101,570 4.2%
Operation $1,028 $50,681,428 7.6%
Transportation $346 $17,058,146 2.5%
Other $440 $21,692,440 3.2%
Total Support $3,423 $168,757,323 25.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,897 $192,125,997 28.7%
Total Expenditures $13,571 $669,063,871 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,005 $16,679,928,493 53.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $453 $1,257,007,048 4.0%
Staff $622 $1,727,404,040 5.6%
General Administration $88 $243,699,372 0.8%
School Administration $530 $1,472,075,836 4.7%
Operation $979 $2,718,120,843 8.8%
Transportation $376 $1,043,921,210 3.4%
Other $258 $717,493,116 2.3%
Total Support $3,305 $9,179,773,322 29.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,872 $5,200,190,918 16.7%
Total Expenditures $11,183 $31,059,861,783 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,549 $372,153,103,143 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $792 $39,020,154,935 5.2%
Staff $618 $30,487,652,661 4.1%
General Administration $258 $12,720,931,842 1.7%
School Administration $730 $35,978,592,512 4.8%
Operation $1,169 $57,607,988,317 7.7%
Transportation $527 $26,002,463,553 3.5%
Other $459 $22,633,739,814 3.0%
Total Support $4,553 $224,451,138,461 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,074 $151,519,765,183 20.3%
Total Expenditures $15,176 $748,124,887,521 100.0%