Buffalo Lake-Hector Secondary



Buffalo Lake-Hector Secondary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Buffalo Lake-Hector Secondary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 45
7 42
8 44
9 35
10 39
11 39
12 33

Buffalo Lake-Hector Secondary is a public high school of the Buffalo Lk-Hector-Stewart Public Sc School District located in Hector, MN. It has 277 students in grades 6th through 12th. Buffalo Lake-Hector Secondary is the 279th largest public high school in Minnesota and the 15,251st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.6 to 1.

Total Students: 277
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.06
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 15,251st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Minnesota: 279th out of 922
Student/Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 370th out of 833
Full Time Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 256th out of 833

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Buffalo Lake-Hector Secondary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 142
(51%)
142
(51%)
 Female 135
(49%)
135
(49%)

Buffalo Lake-Hector Secondary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 229
(83%)
229
(83%)
 Hispanic 36
(13%)
36
(13%)
 Two or More 6
(2%)
6
(2%)
 Asian 5
(2%)
5
(2%)
 Black 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Buffalo Lake-Hector Secondary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 185
(67%)
185
(67%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 64
(23%)
64
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 28
(10%)
28
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Buffalo Lake-Hector Secondary is ranked 302nd out of 848 ranked schools in Minnesota, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Buffalo Lake-Hector Secondary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (33.2%) is slightly lower than the state average of 34.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Buffalo Lake-Hector Secondary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 316
2006 317
2007 329
2008 334
2009 342
2010 307
2011 304
2012 287
2013 292
2014 282
2015 277

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.3
2006 13.3
2007 14.4
2008 13.9
2009 13.7
2010 12.2
2011 13.3
2012 12.3
2013 12
2014 12.3
2015 12.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.29113924050633
2006 0.27760252365931
2007 0.30395136778116
2008 0.31736526946108
2009 0.37134502923977
2010 0.2671009771987
2011 0.26644736842105
2012 0.28571428571429
2013 0.34931506849315
2014 0.32269503546099
2015 0.33212996389892

Compare Buffalo Lake-Hector Secondary to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,260.0% 12.6:1
 
1,581.9% 15.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 33.2%
 
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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