Avg. test scores 43%
High school dipl. 13%
Bachelors degree 1%

Buffalo school information

IndexBuffaloSouth DakotaNational
Average Test Scores28%43%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a14:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a34079,221
Total private schoolsn/a7624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a257,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Buffalo are 43% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Buffalo
  • 93.8% of people in Buffalo have completed 8th grade
  • 93.8% of people in Buffalo have completed high school
  • 30.7% of people in Buffalo have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Buffalo

      IndexBuffaloSouth DakotaNational
      Completed 8th grade93.8%89.1%84.3%
      Completed high school93.8%86.8%83.0%
      Completed some college64.9%60.4%59.4%
      Completed associate degree36.0%38.5%38.5%
      Completed bachelors30.7%27.5%30.3%
      Completed masters4.0%8.1%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.0%2.5%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%

      Buffalo, SD School Districts

      • Harding County School District 31-1

      There are a total of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Buffalo. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Buffalo, SD schools is 28%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Buffalo, SD, an average of 93.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 93.8% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Buffalo, SD31128%43%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Rattan, OK31180%62%
      Massena, IA31178%59%
      Brookville, KS31120%60%
      Lawn, TX31190%82%
      Oilton, TX31167%36%
      Buffalo, SD31128%43%
      Source: The Buffalo, SD 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.