Buffalo school information

IndexBuffaloWest VirginiaNational
Average Test Scores35%39%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:115:116:1
Total public schools250979,221
Total private schoolsn/a11524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a787,963
The Buffalo, WV educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Buffalo public schools have average test scores of 35% which is 12% lower than than the West Virginia average and 30% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Buffalo public schools is 15:1, compared to 15:1 in West Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.8% have completed high school, 12.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Buffalo are 30% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Buffalo.
  • 85.6% of people in Buffalo have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.8% of people in Buffalo have completed high school.
  • 12.5% of people in Buffalo have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Buffalo

IndexBuffaloWest VirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade85.6%80.9%84.3%
Completed high school82.8%78.6%83.0%
Completed some college33.5%44.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree19.1%26.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.5%19.6%30.3%
Completed masters3.9%7.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%2.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%0.8%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Buffalo (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Gallipolis, OH3,55575%52%
Teays Valley, WV13,70660%21%
Winfield, WV2,30052%6%
Hometown, WV48750%1%
Cross Lanes, WV9,89947%4%
Buffalo, WV1,30035%30%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Manhattan, MT1,30048%3%
Langley, WA1,30047%5%
Norris City, IL1,30124%50%
Mapleton, IA1,29972%46%
Minerva Park, OH1,29976%53%
Buffalo, WV1,30035%30%
Source: The Buffalo, WV 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.