Buckingham County High School

Buckingham County High School serves 621 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Buckingham County High School operates within the Buckingham County School District.
The school district's 77% graduation rate is lower than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

The student population of 621 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 621 students
Buckingham County High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Buckingham County High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Buckingham County High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Buckingham County High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Buckingham County High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
2%
13%
Buckingham County High School Black Students (2002-2014)
Black
38%
23%
Buckingham County High School Black Students (1993-2014)
White
56%
52%
Buckingham County High School White Students (1993-2014)
Two or more races
4%
5%
Buckingham County High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Buckingham County High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.55 0.42
Buckingham County High School Diversity Score (1993-2014)
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.
44%
33%
Buckingham County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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.
13%
6%
Buckingham County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,160 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 77% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,827 is higher than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has grown by 23% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,534 is higher than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has grown by 27% over four years.
School District Name Buckingham County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
4
Number of Students Managed 2,160 3,815
Buckingham County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 77% 79%
Buckingham County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $24 MM $42 MM
Buckingham County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $24 MM $42 MM
Buckingham County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,827 $10,576
Buckingham County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,534 $10,658
Buckingham County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Cumberland High School (14.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Buckingham Co. Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Buckingham Co Pre School Center (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BuckinghamBuckingham Co. Middle School
    0.5 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 409 students1184 High School Rd
    BuckinghamVA 23921
    (434)969-1044
    0.56-8409
  • BuckinghamBuckingham Co Pre School Center
    0.7 miles | Grades: PK | 142 students77 Buckingham Primary School R
    BuckinghamVA 23921
    (434)969-4490
    0.7PK142
  • DillwynBuckingham Co Elementary School
    1.7 miles | Grades: 3-5 | 466 students40 Frank Harris Raod
    DillwynVA 23936
    (434)505-0000
    1.73-5466
  • DillwynBuckingham Co Primary
    1.7 miles | Grades: KG-2 | 522 students128 Frank Harris Rd
    DillwynVA 23936
    (434)505-0001
    1.7KG-2522
  • DillwynBuckingham Correctional Center
    Alternative School
    2.6 miles1349 Correctional Center Rd
    DillwynVA 23936
    (804)983-3011
    2.6n/a

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