Buford High School

Buford High School serves 1,141 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the GA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Buford High School operates within the Buford City School District.
The school district's 80% graduation rate is higher than the GA state average of 69%.

School Overview

The student population of 1141 students has grown by 33% over five years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,141 students
Buford High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Buford High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 61 teachers
Buford High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Buford High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 16:1
Buford High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
2%
4%
Buford High School Asian Students (1996-2014)
Hispanic
22%
13%
Buford High School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
14%
37%
Buford High School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
59%
43%
Buford High School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Buford High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Buford High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown GA 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.
0.59 0.40
Buford 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.
30%
56%
Buford High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
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.
5%
6%
Buford High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,986 students has grown by 33% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 80% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $13,636 is higher than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has grown by 22% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,553 is higher than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Buford City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
5
Number of Students Managed 3,986 3,213
Buford City School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 80% 69%
Buford City School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $42 MM $36 MM
Buford City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $36 MM $34 MM
Buford City School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $13,636 $10,365
Buford City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,553 $9,935
Buford City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Lanier High School (4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Buford Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Buford Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BufordBuford Elementary School
    Grades: PK-1 | 664 students2500 Sawnee Ave
    BufordGA 30518
    (770)945-5248
    0PK-1664
  • BufordBuford Academy
    0.2 miles | Grades: 2-5 | 1222 students2705 Robert Bell Parkway
    BufordGA 30518
    (678)482-6960
    0.22-51222
  • BufordBuford Middle School
    0.2 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 959 students2700 Robert Bell Parkway
    BufordGA 30518
    (770)904-3690
    0.26-8959
  • BufordHarmony Elementary School
    2.4 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 584 students3946 South Bogan Rd
    BufordGA 30519
    (770)945-7272
    2.4PK-5584
  • BufordFriendship Elementary School
    2 Negative Reviews
    2.8 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 631 students4450 Friendship Rd
    BufordGA 30519
    (770)932-1223
    2.8PK-5631

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