Buchtel High School

Buchtel High School serves 858 students in grades 7 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the OH average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 27%.
Buchtel High School operates within the Akron City School District.
Akron City School District's 69% graduation rate is lower than the OH state average of 89%.

School Overview

The student population of 858 students has grown by 21% over five years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 858 students
Buchtel High School Total Students (1994-2014)
Gender % Buchtel High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 66 teachers
Buchtel High School Total Teachers (1994-2014)
Students by Grade Buchtel High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (OH) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 18:1
Buchtel High School Student Teacher Ratio (1994-2014)
Black
95%
16%
Buchtel High School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
4%
73%
Buchtel High School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
1%
4%
Buchtel High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.10 0.22
Buchtel High School Diversity Score (1994-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
99%
39%
Buchtel High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
5%
Buchtel High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

Akron City School District's student population of 21,708 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 69% has increased from 68% over five years.
The revenue/student of $17,232 is higher than the state average of $11,970. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $17,935 is higher than the state average of $11,436. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Akron City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
54
2
Number of Students Managed 21,708 876
Akron City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 69% 89%
Akron City School District Graduation Rate (1997-2014)
District Total Revenue $407 MM $12 MM
Akron City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $424 MM $12 MM
Akron City School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $17,232 $11,970
Akron City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $17,935 $11,436
Akron City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Akron Digital Academy (2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is The Next Frontier Academy (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Crouse Community Learning Center (0.6 miles away)
 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:

School Reviews

5.0  10/17/2011
this seems to be a good school altogether. im a freshmen but i actually like buchtel. and ive had 3 other siblings who has gone to buchtel and they have liked it as well.
- Posted by

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Area Statistics
Home Gallery
Recent Articles
November 09, 2016
Starting school can be a scary and overwhelming situation for any child, but children with autism experience unique challenges. Keep reading to learn what those challenges may be and to receive some tips for dealing with them appropriately.
November 09, 2016
For some students, attending college immediately after high school is not the right choice. Keep reading to learn more about the pros and cons of this decision and to learn about some alternative options.
November 08, 2016
Homework has become deeply ingrained in the U.S. educational system, but how much homework is too much and how can you create a healthy environment for your child to do schoolwork at home?
School Clothing

School Mascot: Griffins

School Colors: