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2500 Sawnee Avenue
Buford, GA 30518-2590
p. 770-945-5248

Buford Elementary School
in Buford, GA

Phone Number, Test Scores, Demographics, Faculty, Address, and Students

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District & State Agencies

School District:
Buford City
State Agency:
Georgia Department Of Education

Information Summary

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School Demographics and Characteristics

School TypeRegular school
Grades offeredPrekindergarten – 2nd Grade
LevelPrimary School
Teacher FTEs62.0
Surrounding communitySuburb, Large Territory outside a principal city and inside an urbanized area with population of 250,000 or more.
Title I Eligible
School-wide Title I
Magnet SchoolN/A
Charter School
Shared-time School

Demographics of Surrounding Area

Reported area around or near Buford, GA 30518-2590
Total Population29,183 (28,045 urban / 1,138 rural)
Households10,572 (2.74 people per house)
Median Household Income$48,609
Families7,747 (3.17 people per family)
Pop. — African American2,263
Pop. — Asian456
Pop. — Pacific Islander37
Pop. — American Indian / Alaskan Native172
Pop. — White (incl. Hispanic)25,196
Pop. — Other1,578

Special Student Programs

What portion of students are enrolled in special programs?
  # in School % of School % of District
Free Lunch Students 355 49%  
Reduced-Price Lunch Students 49 7%  
Low-Cost Lunch Students 404 56%  
Migrant Students
Special Ed. Students     12%
English Language Learners     10%

Averaged Freshmen Graduation Rate (AGFR)

The averaged freshman graduation rate is the number of graduates with regular diplomas compared to the size of the incoming freshman class.
  District State
Black Non-HispanicN/A48%
Asian / Pacific IslanderN/A53%
American Indian / Alaskan NativeN/A55%
White Non-HispanicN/A69%
All Students>69%64%

Completion / Diploma Recipients

Senior students that successfully complete through High-School and receive either a diploma or other completion certificate. Note: %'s are based on total population and do not imply dropout rates.
  # in District % of Seniors
in District
% of Seniors
in State
H.S. Diploma Recipients 149 81.55%
GED Recipients     6.50%
Other Completers 9 8.50%

Student Demographics

How many students enroll at Buford Elementary School?
  # in School % of School % of State
Black Non-Hispanic96<13%39%
Asian / Pacific Islander18<2%3%
American Indian / Alaskan NativeN/AN/AN/A
White Non-Hispanic320<46%47%
Prekindergarten 2 1 2 5
Kindergarten 23 93 2 106 224
1st Grade 39 81 6 117 243
2nd Grade 34 77 9 95 215
Total 96 253 18 320 687

Buford City – District Faculty and Staff

Faculty and Staff FTEs (Full-Time Equivalents) for Buford Elementary School's local district.
  FTEs % of District % of State
Instructional Aides67.0>31%23%
Instructional Coordinators &amp; SupervisorsN/A2%
Library / Media Specialist4.0<2%2%
Library / Media Support4.0>2%1%
Guidance Staff (Elementary)2.0<1%1%
Guidance Staff (Secondary)3.0<1%2%
Guidance Staff Total5.0<2%3%
District Admins8.5>4%2%
Dist. Admin/Sppt6.0>3%2%
School Admins10.0<5%5%
School Admin/Sppt17.0>8%7%
Other Support75.0<35%43%
  FTEs % of District % of State

Buford City Financial Summary

General district financials with comparisons to all districts in state.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Payments to Private Schools  $18
Payments to Charter Schools  $82
Long–Term Debt
 Outstanding at Beginning of Fiscal Year  $2,877
 Issued During Fiscal Year  $2,275
 Retired During Fiscal Year  $2,275
 Outstanding at End of Fiscal Year  $3,354
Short–Term Debt
 Outstanding at Beginning of Fiscal Year  $765
 Outstanding at End of Fiscal Year  $518
 Sinking Fund  $488
 Bond Fund  $2,019
 Other Funds$4,509,000>$1,584$1,369
Total Revenues$35,227,000>$12,382$10,673
Total Expenses$31,439,000>$11,050$10,512

Buford City Teacher / Support Staff Salaries & Benefits

District compensation packages for teachers, instructional aides, and support staff.
  District † State Ave. †
† Limited to Teacher Salaries
Regular Education Programs$8,611,000$22,992,255
Special Education Programs$1,374,000$5,601,638
Vocational Education Programs$409,000$1,060,648
Other Education Programs$473,000$1,027,874
  District State Ave.
  Salary Benefits Salary Benefits
Instruction (incl. Teachers)$12,254,000$4,325,000$33,498,495$11,457,825
Support Services
 Instructional Staff$648,000$200,000$2,347,607$633,143
 General Administration$546,000$221,000$480,474$129,781
 School Administration$1,405,000$424,000$3,350,257$955,921
 Operation &amp; Maintenance of Plant$659,000$163,000$2,147,297$459,630
 Student Transportation$391,000$116,000$1,952,803$437,051
 Business / Central / Other$209,000$47,000$955,477$273,913
Food Services$366,000$102,000$1,409,528$316,150

Local District Expense Detail

Expense categories and state-level comparison for Buford City.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Elementary / Secondary Education
  Support Services
  Instructional Staff$1,010,000<$355$455
  General Administration$1,348,000>$473$237
  School Administration$1,952,000>$686$553
  Operation &amp; Maintenance of Plant$2,385,000>$838$652
  Student Transportation$636,000<$223$364
  Business / Central / Other$262,000<$92$201
  Other Expenses
  Food Services$1,195,000<$420$468
  Enterprise Operations$295,000>$103$75
Non-Elementary / Non-Secondary Education
 Community Services  $47
 Adult Education  $21
 Total  $46
Capital Outlay
 Land &amp; Existing Structures$30,000<$10$130
 Instructional Equipment  $32
 Other Equipment$289,000<$101$141
 Non-Specified Equipment  $58
Payments to State Govt's   
Payments to Local Govt's  $36
Payments to Other School Systems$336,000>$118$30
Debt Interest  $116

Local District Revenue Detail

Revenue categories and state-level comparison for Buford City.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Federal Revenue
  Through State
  Title I   
  Children with Disabilities Idea   
  Math, Science, and Teacher Quality   
  Safe and Drug Free Schools   
  Title V, Part A   
  Vocational and Tech Education   
  Bilingual Education   
  Child Nutrition Act$675,000<$237$322
    Direct from Federal Government
  Impact Aid$1,000 $42
  Indian Education   
  Other  $53
State Revenue
 General Formula Assistance$11,134,000<$3,913$4,507
 Staff Improvement Programs   
 Special Education Programs   
 Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs   
 Bilingual Education Programs   
 Gifted and Talented Programs   
 Vocational Education Programs   
 School Lunch Programs$61,000<$21$26
 Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs  $288
 Transportation Programs   
 Other Programs$219,000<$76$401
  On Behalf
  Employee Benefits$480,000>$168$162
  Not Employee Benefits   
Local Revenue
 Parent Government Contributions   
 Property Taxes  $2,490
 General Sales Taxes$702,000<$246$886
 Public Utility Taxes   
 Individual and Corporate Income Taxes   
 All Other Taxes   
 From Other School Systems  $122
 From Cities and Counties$17,667,000>$6,209$323
 Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$521,000>$183$24
 Transportation Fees from Pupils and Parents   
 School Lunch$405,000>$142$116
 Textbook Sales and Rentals  $1
 District Activity Receipts$1,977,000>$694$177
 Students Fees, Non-Specified   
 Other Sales and Services  $37
 Interest Earnings$137,000<$48$139

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