Buffalo Elementary School

733 Main St, Buffalo, SC 29321 | (864) 429-1730
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 655
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 733 Main Street, Buffalo, SC 29321
  • Principal or Admin: Melissa Bost
  • Fax: (864) 429-1732
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 655
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 42.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 335 (51.1%)
  • Females: 319 (48.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 55 (8.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 416 (63.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 471 (71.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Buffalo Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black27441.8%
Asian10.2%
Hispanic152.3%
White36455.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Buffalo Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten406.1%
Kindergarten9815.0%
1st Grade10115.4%
2nd Grade11417.4%
3rd Grade10315.7%
4th Grade9915.1%
5th Grade9614.7%
7th Grade40.6%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 35%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:65%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 16 Years
  • Average Salary: $45,172
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Buffalo Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$31,93211%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$46,77789%
Source: SC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Buffalo Elementary School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on PASS state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Writing

PASS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201038.7%47.4%46.1%
200972.2%64.3%53.6%
 
Math Test
201072.6%68.7%70.0%
200954.8%62.4%67.0%
 
Science Test
201055.5%55.6%55.7%
200946.1%52.4%61.5%
 
Social Studies Test
201073.1%72.4%73.2%
200969.2%78.5%74.4%
 
Writing Test
201076.9%70.8%71.0%
200953.4%59.1%68.9%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201075.5%71.3%62.3%
200974.4%74.6%63.6%
 
Math Test
201070.7%75.2%76.7%
200980.9%74.1%76.8%
 
Science Test
201051.0%63.3%69.2%
200960.6%63.9%68.7%
 
Social Studies Test
201065.3%75.7%76.1%
200979.8%76.9%79.8%
 
Writing Test
201059.4%66.2%72.2%
200973.6%67.5%70.1%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201083.2%75.6%63.3%
200979.8%76.4%64.8%
 
Math Test
201069.5%65.0%71.3%
200957.6%61.2%73.5%
 
Science Test
201056.2%59.9%66.0%
200954.2%60.5%68.3%
 
Social Studies Test
201051.0%53.6%66.1%
200947.1%54.0%70.0%
 
Writing Test
201065.6%68.6%74.5%
200960.6%62.6%73.2%
 
Source: SC Department of Education 2009-2010

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