Buffalo Gap High School

Buffalo Gap High School serves 538 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Buffalo Gap High School operates within the Augusta County School District.
Augusta County School District's 80% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

The student population of 538 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 538 students
Buffalo Gap High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Buffalo Gap High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Buffalo Gap High School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Buffalo Gap High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.05 is less 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 12:1 16:1
Buffalo Gap High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
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.
0.05 0.42
Buffalo Gap 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.
28%
33%
Buffalo Gap 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.
8%
6%
Buffalo Gap High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Augusta County School District's student population of 10,667 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 80% has increased from 74% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,937 is higher than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,313 is less than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Augusta County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
4
Number of Students Managed 10,667 3,815
Augusta County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 80% 79%
Augusta County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $118 MM $42 MM
Augusta County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $112 MM $42 MM
Augusta County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,937 $10,576
Augusta County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,313 $10,658
Augusta County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 Robert E. Lee High School (9.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Beverley Manor Middle School (6.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Churchville Elementary School (4.5 miles away)
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  • ChurchvilleChurchville Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 316 students
    4.5 miles
    3710 Churchville Ave
    ChurchvilleVA 24421
    (540)337-6036
    4.5PK-5316
  • StauntonBeverley Manor Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 366 students
    6.2 miles
    116 Cedar Green Rd
    StauntonVA 24401
    (540)885-8024
    6.2PK-5366
  • StauntonBeverley Manor Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 732 students
    6.3 miles
    58 Cedar Green Rd
    StauntonVA 24401
    (540)886-5806
    6.36-8732
  • StauntonA. R. Ware Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 404 students
    7.1 miles
    330 Grubert Ave
    StauntonVA 24401
    (540)332-3938
    7.1KG-5404
  • StauntonShelburne Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 586 students
    7.1 miles
    300 Grubert Ave
    StauntonVA 24401
    (540)332-3930
    7.16-8586

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