BHM Facts and Figures
District Population: 32,100
District Area: 157 square miles
Total District Employees: 668
Elementary Students (K-5)
266 Discovery Elementary
485 Hanover Elementary
312 Montrose Elementary
624 Northwinds Elementary
436 Parkside Elementary
534 Tatanka Elementary
1,276 Middle School Students (6-8)
1,842 Buffalo High School (9-12)
26 Phoenix Learning Center
15 PRIDE Transitions
1 Middle School
1 Traditional High School
1 Alternative High School
1 Transitions Program
Staggered School Start and Dismissal Times
|Elementary Schools||8:50 a.m.||3:30 p.m.|
|Kindergarten (a.m.)||8:50 a.m.||11:30 a.m.|
|Kindergarten (p.m.)||12:50 p.m.||3:30 p.m.|
|Kindergarten (All Day)||8:50 a.m.||3:30 p.m.|
|Secondary Schools||7:45 a.m.||2:20 p.m.|
|Alternative High School||8:30 a.m.||3 p.m.|
|PRIDE Transisitons||8 a.m.||2:30 p.m.|
|Elementary Schools ||22.98 ||K-2|
|Middle School||29.4 ||6-8|
|High School||30.6 ||9-12|
Percentage of Students Bused: 81%
Average Length of Bus Ride: 45 min.
Food Service is available at all schools. 15% of all students eat breakfast and over 85% of all students eat hot lunch.
Special Program Opportunities
Choir is offered K-12 and band and orchestra are available at the middle and high schools during the regular school day. Community Education offers elementary students a Suzuki (orchestra) program for a fee. In addition, instrument lessons are offered such as, piano, guitar, drums and trumpet.
Languages are offered at the Secondary level: French, German and Spanish.
Gifted/Talented and Special Education Programs are available at both elementary and secondary levels.
KidKare, a school-age care program, is available through Community Education.
Technology & Number of Students per Computer
Computer instruction is offered to all K-12 students. With just over 5,800 students and approximately 1,800 computers for instruction district-wide, the student to computer ratio is about 4 to 1.