Buckhannon Upshur High School

50 Buckhannonupshur Dr

Buckhannon, WV 26201-2818

Tel: (304)304-3720
Grades 9-12
1,043 students
Buckhannon Upshur High School serves 1,043 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the WV average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 9%.
Buckhannon Upshur High School operates within the Upshur County s School District.
Upshur County s School District's 71% graduation rate is lower than the WV state average of 80%.

School Overview

The student population of 1043 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 73 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,043 students
Buckhannon Upshur High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Buckhannon Upshur High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 73 teachers
Buckhannon Upshur High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Buckhannon Upshur High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.12. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WV) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Buckhannon Upshur High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Black
2%
5%
Buckhannon Upshur High School Black Students (2002-2014)
White
98%
91%
Buckhannon Upshur High School White Students (1990-2014)
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.
0.04 0.12
Buckhannon Upshur High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
43%
23%
Buckhannon Upshur High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
11%
3%
Buckhannon Upshur High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Upshur County s School District's student population of 3,822 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 71% has decreased from 72% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,339 in this district is less than the state average of $11,650. The district revenue/student has declined by 19% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $11,866 is less than the state average of $12,559. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four years.
School District Name Upshur County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
10
Number of Students Managed 3,822 3,691
Upshur County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 71% 80%
Upshur County s School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $40 MM $43 MM
Upshur County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $45 MM $46 MM
Upshur County s School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $10,339 $11,650
Upshur County s School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $11,866 $12,559
Upshur County s School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Fred W Eberle Technical Center (3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Fred W Eberle Technical Center (3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tennerton Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BuckhannonTennerton Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 285 students
    0.8 miles
    Route 6 Box 513
    BuckhannonWV 26201
    (304)472-1278
    0.8PK-5285
  • BuckhannonBuckhannon Academy Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 626 students
    2.6 miles
    16 College Ave
    BuckhannonWV 26201
    (304)472-3310
    2.6PK-5626
  • BuckhannonUnion Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 309 students
    2.7 miles
    20 Heavener Grove Rd
    BuckhannonWV 26201
    (304)472-1394
    2.7PK-5309
  • BuckhannonFred W Eberle Technical CenterVocational School
    Grades: PK-12
    3 miles
    Rt.5 Box 2
    BuckhannonWV 26201
    (304)304-1259
    3PK-12n/a
  • BuckhannonHodgesville Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 158 students
    3 miles
    Rt.5 Box 383
    BuckhannonWV 26201
    (304)304-3212
    3PK-5158

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