Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Buffalo ISD: A

Total students

278

Avg. teacher experience

14.4 years

Buffalo ISD: 14.5 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Buffalo ISD: 100%

Statewide: 90%

Buffalo Elementary School is an elementary school in Buffalo, TX, in the Buffalo ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 278 students. 40.6% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 15.8% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

The school received an accountability rating of B for the previous school year. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2019-2020 school year.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $48,832, which is $8,259 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 14.4 years of experience.

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Contact information

Address

1700 E Commerce
Buffalo, TX 75831-0477

Office phone number

(903) 322-2473

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Buffalo Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 06. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.6 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 06.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

278

African American

9 (3.2%)

Buffalo ISD: 3.7%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

1 (0.4%)

Buffalo ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

2 (0.7%)

Buffalo ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

121 (43.5%)

Buffalo ISD: 43.1%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Buffalo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

140 (50.4%)

Buffalo ISD: 50.1%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

5 (1.8%)

Buffalo ISD: 2%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

3.2%

American Indian

0.4%

Asian

0.7%

Hispanic

43.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

50.4%

Two or more races

1.8%

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

40.6 %

Buffalo ISD: 43.7%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

56.8 %

Buffalo ISD: 51%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

15.8 %

Buffalo ISD: 19.1%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

40.6%

Econ. disadvantaged

56.8%

Limited Eng. proficiency

15.8%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2019-2020 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

15.8 %

Buffalo ISD: 18.5%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

0 %

Buffalo ISD: 36.8%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

2.5 %

Buffalo ISD: 4.5%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

6.8 %

Buffalo ISD: 8%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

15.8%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

2.5%

Special education

6.8%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2019-2020 school year. All Texas public school districts and campuses received the label “Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster.” Our schools explorer shows the accountability ratings from the 2018-2019 school year.

Overall

B

Buffalo ISD: A

Student achievement

Not rated (Paired campus)

Buffalo ISD: A

School progress

Not rated (Paired campus)

Buffalo ISD: A

Closing the gaps

Not rated (Paired campus)

Buffalo ISD: B

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2020 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2019-2020 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

19

African American

0 (0%)

Buffalo ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Buffalo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Buffalo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

1 (5.3%)

Buffalo ISD: 3.8%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Buffalo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

18 (94.7%)

Buffalo ISD: 94.9%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Buffalo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

0 (0%)

Buffalo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

16 (84.2%)

Buffalo ISD: 74.4%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

3 (15.8%)

Buffalo ISD: 25.6%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Buffalo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2019-2020.

Students per teacher

14.6

Buffalo ISD: 12.2

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2019-2020 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

14.4 years

Buffalo ISD: 14.5 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$48,832

Buffalo ISD: $50,830

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$38,000

Buffalo ISD: $38,000

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$40,660

Buffalo ISD: $40,896

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$45,960

Buffalo ISD: $45,100

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$49,200

Buffalo ISD: $51,761

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$59,717

Buffalo ISD: $59,873

Statewide: $65,449

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