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77%
  • Northwinds Elementary
  • 1111 7th Ave Nw, Buffalo
  • BUFFALO-HANOVER-MONTROSE PUBLIC SCH
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 573
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
75%
  • Discovery Elementary
  • 301 Ne 2nd Ave, Buffalo
  • BUFFALO-HANOVER-MONTROSE PUBLIC SCH
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 247
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
66%
  • Parkside Elementary
  • 207 3rd St Ne, Buffalo
  • BUFFALO-HANOVER-MONTROSE PUBLIC SCH
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 455
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
65%
  • Tatanka Elementary
  • 703 8th St Ne, Buffalo
  • BUFFALO-HANOVER-MONTROSE PUBLIC SCH
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 510
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
63%
  • Buffalo Community Middle School
  • 1300 Hwy 25 N, Buffalo
  • BUFFALO-HANOVER-MONTROSE PUBLIC SCH
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,399
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
52%
  • Buffalo Senior High
  • 877 Bison Blvd, Buffalo
  • BUFFALO-HANOVER-MONTROSE PUBLIC SCH
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,780
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
30%
  • Wright Technical Center Alc
  • Po Box 239, Buffalo
  • WRIGHT TECHNICAL CENTER
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 138
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
25%
  • Phoenix Learning Center
  • 800 8th St Ne, Buffalo
  • BUFFALO-HANOVER-MONTROSE PUBLIC SCH
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 24
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 9:1
0%
  • Wright Technical Center Alc Middle School
  • Box 239, Buffalo
  • WRIGHT TECHNICAL CENTER
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 0
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • Wright Technical Center
  • Box 239, Buffalo
  • WRIGHT TECHNICAL CENTER
  • Grades: 11 - 12 · Students: 0
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • Pride Transitions
  • 214 1st Ave Ne, Buffalo
  • BUFFALO-HANOVER-MONTROSE PUBLIC SCH
  • Grades: 12 - 12 · Students: 16
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 7:1
n/a
  • Buffalo Early Child. Sp. Ed Program
  • 214 Ne 1st Ave, Buffalo
  • BUFFALO-HANOVER-MONTROSE PUBLIC SCH
  • Grades: PK - PK · Students: 110
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
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Buffalo school information

IndexBuffaloMinnesotaNational
Average Test Scores53%52%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools122,22479,221
Total private schools147724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1407,963
The Buffalo, MN educational system consists of 12 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Buffalo public schools have average test scores of 53% which is 1% higher than than the Minnesota average and 7% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Buffalo public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in Minnesota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 91.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 90.6% have completed high school, 27.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Buffalo

IndexBuffaloMinnesotaNational
Completed 8th grade91.8%90.5%84.3%
Completed high school90.6%89.5%83.0%
Completed some college66.3%66.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree39.6%45.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.2%34.2%30.3%
Completed masters5.8%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.0%3.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.4%1.3%

Buffalo, MN School Districts

Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose Public Schools

There are a total of 12 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Buffalo. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Buffalo, MN schools is 53%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Buffalo, MN, an average of 91.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 90.6% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Buffalo schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Buffalo, MN schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hanover, MN3,06483%68%
Waverly, MN1,44682%67%
Delano, MN5,75476%54%
Rogers, MN12,28474%50%
Albertville, MN7,28674%49%
Buffalo, MN15,92753%7%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Port Washington, NY15,92562%26%
Overland, MO15,93242%14%
Rutland, VT15,92138%23%
Hybla Valley, VA15,94170%42%
West Columbia, SC15,94750%1%
Buffalo, MN15,92753%7%
Source: The Buffalo, MN education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.
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