Buckhorn High School

4123 Winchester Rd

New Market, AL 35761-9409

Tel: (256)379-2123
Grades 9-12
1,398 students
Buckhorn High School serves 1,398 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the AL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 43%.
Buckhorn High School operates within the Madison County School District.
Madison County School District's 78% graduation rate is higher than the AL state average of 74%.

School Overview

The student population of 1398 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 73 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,398 students
Buckhorn High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Buckhorn High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 73 teachers
Buckhorn High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Buckhorn High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is less than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 16:1
Buckhorn High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
6%
1%
Buckhorn High School American Indian Students (1993-2014)
Asian
1%
1%
Buckhorn High School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
2%
5%
Buckhorn High School Black Students (1998-2014)
Black
21%
34%
Buckhorn High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
69%
57%
Buckhorn High School White Students (1989-2014)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Buckhorn High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
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.
0.48 0.56
Buckhorn 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.
25%
52%
Buckhorn High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2014)
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.
8%
6%
Buckhorn High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Madison County School District's student population of 19,741 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,681 in this district is less than the state average of $10,181. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,122 is less than the state average of $10,301. The district spending/student has grown by 17% over four years.
School District Name Madison County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
29
7
Number of Students Managed 19,741 3,026
Madison County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 78% 74%
Madison County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $174 MM $30 MM
Madison County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $203 MM $30 MM
Madison County School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $8,681 $10,181
Madison County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $10,122 $10,301
Madison County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Madison Co Alternative School (7.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Buckhorn Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is New Market School (3.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • New MarketBuckhorn Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 711 students
    0 miles
    4185 Winchester Rd
    New MarketAL 35761
    (256)379-4185
    07-8711
  • New MarketNew Market School
    Grades: PK-6 | 379 students
    3.1 miles
    155 College St
    New MarketAL 35761
    (256)379-2751
    3.1PK-6379
  • HuntsvilleRiverton Elementary School
    Grades: PK-3 | 398 students
    3.5 miles
    2615 Winchester Rd
    HuntsvilleAL 35811
    (256)746-9250
    3.5PK-3398
  • MeridianvilleLynn Fanning Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 761 students
    3.8 miles
    8861 Moores Mill Rd
    MeridianvilleAL 35759
    (256)828-6592
    3.8KG-5761
  • New Market Walnut Grove Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 229 students
    5.6 miles
    1961 Joe Quick Rd
    New MarketAL 35761
    (256)828-4677
    5.6PK-5229

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