Accountability rating

Met standard

Buffalo ISD: B

Total students

421

Avg. teacher experience

12.8 years

Buffalo ISD: 13.4 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Buffalo ISD: 95.8%

Statewide: 89.7%

Buffalo Junior High School is an elementary school in Buffalo, TX, in the Buffalo ISD school district. As of the 2017-2018 school year, it had 421 students. The school received an accountability rating of Met standard. 54.9% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 22.8% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $43,701, which is $9,633 less than the state average.

Contact information

Address

335 Bison Trl
Buffalo, TX 75831-1530

Office phone number

(903) 322-4340

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Buffalo Junior High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 06. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 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

Ethnicity

Total students

421

African American

14 (3.3%)

Buffalo ISD: 3.9%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Buffalo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

4 (1%)

Buffalo ISD: 1%

Statewide: 4.4%

Hispanic

182 (43.2%)

Buffalo ISD: 42.6%

Statewide: 52.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Buffalo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.1%

White

212 (50.4%)

Buffalo ISD: 50.4%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

9 (2.1%)

Buffalo ISD: 2.1%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

3.3%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

1.0%

Hispanic

43.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

50.4%

Two or more races

2.1%

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

54.9 %

Buffalo ISD: 47.5%

Statewide: 50.8%

Economically disadvantaged

48.7 %

Buffalo ISD: 49.3%

Statewide: 58.8%

Limited English proficiency

22.8 %

Buffalo ISD: 15.6%

Statewide: 18.8%

At-risk students

54.9%

Econ. disadvantaged

48.7%

Limited Eng. proficiency

22.8%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2017-2018 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

22.8 %

Buffalo ISD: 15.6%

Statewide: 18.9%

Career and Technical

0 %

Buffalo ISD: 27.4%

Statewide: 25.8%

Gifted and Talented

6.7 %

Buffalo ISD: 6%

Statewide: 7.9%

Special Education

7.1 %

Buffalo ISD: 7.8%

Statewide: 9.1%

Bilingual/ESL

22.8%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

6.7%

Special education

7.1%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system. In 2017-18, Texas gave school districts with more than one campus a letter grade from A to F. The state did not give grades to campuses and instead gave them ratings based on the previous system, such as "met standard" or "improvement required." Some districts did not receive ratings for a variety of reasons, including being impacted by Hurricane Harvey, being annexed by another district, or having compromised data.

Overall

Met standard

Buffalo ISD: B

Student achievement

N/A

Buffalo ISD: B

School progress

N/A

Buffalo ISD: C

Closing the gaps

N/A

Buffalo ISD: C

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 2018 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

34.8

African American

2.7 (7.7%)

Buffalo ISD: 3.9%

Statewide: 10.4%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Buffalo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Buffalo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.6%

Hispanic

0.3 (0.7%)

Buffalo ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 27.2%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Buffalo ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

White

31.9 (91.6%)

Buffalo ISD: 94.8%

Statewide: 58.9%

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: 1.4%

Bachelor's

31.4 (90.4%)

Buffalo ISD: 80.5%

Statewide: 74.1%

Master's

3.4 (9.6%)

Buffalo ISD: 19.5%

Statewide: 23.8%

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 2017-2018.

Students per teacher

12.1

Buffalo ISD: 12.3

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2017-2018 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

12.8 years

Buffalo ISD: 13.4 years

Statewide: 10.9 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

$43,701

Buffalo ISD: $44,865

Statewide: $53,334

Beginner

N/A

Buffalo ISD: $31,938

Statewide: $47,667

1 to 5 years

$36,072

Buffalo ISD: $36,421

Statewide: $49,663

6 to 10 years

$40,647

Buffalo ISD: $40,700

Statewide: $52,056

11 to 20 years

$47,188

Buffalo ISD: $47,653

Statewide: $55,246

20+ years

$52,834

Buffalo ISD: $54,634

Statewide: $61,428

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