Accountability rating (2018-2019)

A

Buffalo ISD: A

Total students

285

Avg. teacher experience

15.9 years

Buffalo ISD: 14.5 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

100 %

Buffalo ISD: 100%

Statewide: 90%

Buffalo High School is a high school in Buffalo, TX, in the Buffalo ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 285 students. 33.3% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 7.4% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

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

In the Class of 2019, 100% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 was 0.3% during the 2018-2019 school year.

The average SAT score at Buffalo High School was 1016 for 2018-2019 graduates. The average ACT score was 18.5.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $53,878, which is $3,213 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 15.9 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.buffaloisd.net

Address

1724 N Buffalo Ave
Buffalo, TX 75831

Office phone number

(903) 322-2473

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Buffalo High 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

285

African American

10 (3.5%)

Buffalo ISD: 3.7%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Buffalo ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

5 (1.8%)

Buffalo ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

110 (38.6%)

Buffalo ISD: 43.1%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Buffalo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

153 (53.7%)

Buffalo ISD: 50.1%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

7 (2.5%)

Buffalo ISD: 2%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

3.5%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

1.8%

Hispanic

38.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

53.7%

Two or more races

2.5%

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

33.3 %

Buffalo ISD: 43.7%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

30.2 %

Buffalo ISD: 51%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

9.5 %

Buffalo ISD: 19.1%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

33.3%

Econ. disadvantaged

30.2%

Limited Eng. proficiency

9.5%

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

7.4 %

Buffalo ISD: 18.5%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

97.5 %

Buffalo ISD: 36.8%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

6.3 %

Buffalo ISD: 4.5%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

8.4 %

Buffalo ISD: 8%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

7.4%

Career and technical

97.5%

Gifted and talented

6.3%

Special education

8.4%

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

A

Buffalo ISD: A

Student achievement

A

Buffalo ISD: A

School progress

A

Buffalo ISD: A

Closing the gaps

B

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.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2015-2016 and received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2020. Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.

All students

100 %

Buffalo ISD: 100%

Statewide: 90%

African American

Masked

Buffalo ISD: Masked

Statewide: 86.2%

American Indian

N/A

Buffalo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 87.3%

Asian

N/A

Buffalo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

100 %

Buffalo ISD: 100%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Buffalo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 88%

White

100 %

Buffalo ISD: 100%

Statewide: 93.7%

Two or more races

Masked

Buffalo ISD: Masked

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

Masked

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

100.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

100.0%

Two or more races

Masked

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 during the 2018-2019 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

0.3 %

Buffalo ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

N/A

Buffalo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

0 %

Buffalo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 3%

Asian

0 %

Buffalo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

0 %

Buffalo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Buffalo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.1%

White

0.7 %

Buffalo ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0 %

Buffalo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.7%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2018-2019 school year.

All students

20.7 %

Buffalo ISD: 20.7%

Statewide: 25.2%

African American

0 %

Buffalo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 16.2%

American Indian

N/A

Buffalo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 19.4%

Asian

Masked

Buffalo ISD: Masked

Statewide: 60.5%

Hispanic

13.3 %

Buffalo ISD: 13.3%

Statewide: 23%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Buffalo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 21.2%

White

25 %

Buffalo ISD: 25%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

33.3 %

Buffalo ISD: 33.3%

Statewide: 28.4%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students in grades 11 and 12 who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2018-2019 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

20 %

Buffalo ISD: 20%

Statewide: 51%

African American

N/A

Buffalo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Buffalo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 53.5%

Asian

Masked

Buffalo ISD: Masked

Statewide: 75.1%

Hispanic

12.5 %

Buffalo ISD: 12.5%

Statewide: 39.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Buffalo ISD: N/A

Statewide: 48.6%

White

22.2 %

Buffalo ISD: 22.2%

Statewide: 64.5%

Two or more races

Masked

Buffalo ISD: Masked

Statewide: 64.3%

SAT

The average SAT score for students graduating in 2018-2019, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

1016

Buffalo ISD: 1016

Statewide: 1027

ACT

The average ACT composite score for students graduating in 2018-2019. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

18.5

Buffalo ISD: 18.5

Statewide: 20.6

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for students graduating in 2018-2019.

Reading

68.6 %

Buffalo ISD: 68.6%

Statewide: 60.7%

Math

57 %

Buffalo ISD: 57%

Statewide: 48.6%

Reading + Math

54.7 %

Buffalo ISD: 54.7%

Statewide: 44.2%

Reading

68.6%

Math

57.0%

Reading + Math

54.7%

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

25.8

African American

0.2 (0.6%)

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

1.6 (6.1%)

Buffalo ISD: 3.8%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Buffalo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

24 (93.3%)

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

14.2 (55%)

Buffalo ISD: 74.4%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

11.6 (45%)

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

11.1

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

15.9 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

$53,878

Buffalo ISD: $50,830

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$38,000

Buffalo ISD: $38,000

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$41,709

Buffalo ISD: $40,896

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

N/A

Buffalo ISD: $45,100

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$54,921

Buffalo ISD: $51,761

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$61,438

Buffalo ISD: $59,873

Statewide: $65,449

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