Buffalo Elementary School

Serves grades PK - 5

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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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
331 Buffalo Creek Road
Kenova, WV 25530
Phone
(304) 429-2911
District
WAYNE COUNTY SCHOOLS
County
WAYNE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
420
Classroom Teachers
29

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to West Virginia

9

(10 is best)

Better than 90.1% of WV schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

Buffalo Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 74 48
Proficiency in Reading 70 44
Proficiency in Math 77 51

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 70 48
Proficiency in Reading 71 49
Proficiency in Math 69 47

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 45 44
Proficiency in Reading 57 47
Proficiency in Math 33 40

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.48
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.96
AVG FOR STATE 14.20
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 54 12.9%
Kindergarten 81 19.3%
Grade 1 56 13.3%
Grade 2 68 16.2%
Grade 3 33 7.9%
Grade 4 67 16.0%
Grade 5 61 14.5%
Total 420 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 98.3% 98.5% 92.7%
Black 1.2% 0.8% 4.4%
Hispanic 0.2% 0.5% 2.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.2% 0.2% 0.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED 0.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 0.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 0.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 40,708 1,805,832
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 79.5 74
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.3% 5.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 17.9% 17.5%
20-44 YEARS OLD 28.6% 30.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 28.4% 27.8%
65 OR OLDER 19.8% 18.8%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 15,799 734,676
Single Parent Households With Children 8.2% 9.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 79.8% 86.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 15.1% 20.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 4.1% 5.9%
$100,000 - $149,999 7.4% 10.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 9.7% 11.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.8% 17.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 17.7% 20.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 18.1% 19.2%
$15,000 or less 24.2% 15.2%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,501 $46,384,635 47.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $359 $2,561,465 2.6%
Staff $519 $3,703,065 3.8%
General Administration $91 $649,285 0.7%
School Administration $533 $3,802,955 3.9%
Operation $991 $7,070,785 7.2%
Transportation $937 $6,685,495 6.8%
Other $151 $1,077,385 1.1%
Total Support $3,583 $25,564,705 26.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,711 $26,477,985 26.9%
Total Expenditures $13,795 $98,427,325 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,766 $1,817,649,810 53.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $608 $163,402,402 4.8%
Staff $400 $107,347,441 3.2%
General Administration $190 $51,082,888 1.5%
School Administration $638 $171,378,841 5.1%
Operation $1,262 $339,182,966 10.0%
Transportation $881 $236,616,832 7.0%
Other $207 $55,732,085 1.6%
Total Support $4,187 $1,124,808,435 33.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,679 $451,103,594 13.3%
Total Expenditures $12,632 $3,393,623,459 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%