Buhach Colony High School

Buhach Colony High School serves 1,770 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the CA average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 75%.
Buhach Colony High School operates within the Merced Union High School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1770 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,770 students
Buhach Colony High School Total Students (2004-2014)
Gender % Buhach Colony High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 76 teachers
Buhach Colony High School Total Teachers (2003-2014)
Students by Grade Buhach Colony High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1 25:1
Buhach Colony High School Student Teacher Ratio (2002-2014)
Asian
11%
11%
Buhach Colony High School Asian Students (2003-2013)
Hispanic
58%
53%
Buhach Colony High School Black Students (2003-2013)
Black
3%
6%
Buhach Colony High School Black Students (2003-2013)
White
27%
25%
Buhach Colony High School White Students (2003-2013)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Buhach Colony High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.58 0.42
Buhach Colony High School Diversity Score (2004-2014)
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.
59%
49%
Buhach Colony High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2014)
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.
10%
9%
Buhach Colony High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2014)

District Comparison

Merced Union High School District's student population of 9,964 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,872 in this district is less than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has declined by 11% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,207 is less than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has declined by 21% over four years.
School District Name Merced Union High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
4
Number of Students Managed 9,964 1,757
Merced Union High School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate n/a 83%
Merced Union High School District Graduation Rate (2003-2005)
District Total Revenue $94 MM $17 MM
Merced Union High School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $108 MM $18 MM
Merced Union High School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,872 $10,238
Merced Union High School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,207 $10,739
Merced Union High School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Valley Atwater Community Day (3.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mitchell Intermediate (3.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mcswain Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • MercedMcswain Elementary School
    Grades: KG-8 | 857 students
    1 miles
    922 Scott Rd
    MercedCA 95341
    (209)354-2700
    1KG-8857
  • MercedFranklin Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 492 students
    2.3 miles
    2936 Franklin Rd
    MercedCA 95348
    (209)385-6623
    2.3KG-5492
  • AtwaterAtwater Junior AcademyAlternative School
    Grades: KG-5
    2.5 miles
    1434 California St
    AtwaterCA 95301
    (209)357-6100
    2.5KG-5n/a
  • MercedJoe Stefani Elementary School
    Grades: 3-5 | 538 students
    2.5 miles
    2768 Ranchero Ln
    MercedCA 95348
    (209)724-2500
    2.53-5538
  • AtwaterShaffer Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 498 students
    2.5 miles
    1434 California St
    AtwaterCA 95301
    (209)357-6145
    2.5KG-6498

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