Buford High School

Buford High School serves 1,064 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Buford High School operates within the Atlanta School District.
The school district's 73% graduation rate is higher than the GA state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 1064 students has grown by 17% over five years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,064 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 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 18:1 15:1
Asian
2%
3%
Hispanic
21%
13%
Black
14%
37%
White
61%
44%
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.57 0.40
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.
39%
52%
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.
4%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,783 students has grown by 26% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 73% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Atlanta School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
5
Number of Students Managed 3,783 3,197
Graduation Rate 73% 66%
District Total Revenue $38 MM $34 MM
District Spending $45 MM $36 MM
District Revenue / Student $12,803 $9,939
District Spending / Student $15,166 $10,367
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Students Grades
  • BufordBuford Elementary School
    2500 Sawnee Ave
    BufordGA 30518
    (770)945-5248
    0 mi | 646 students | Gr. PK-1                      
  • BufordBuford Academy
    2705 Robert Bell Parkway
    BufordGA 30518
    (678)482-6960
    0.2 mi | 1170 students | Gr. 2-5                      
  • BufordBuford Middle School
    2700 Robert Bell Parkway
    BufordGA 30518
    (770)904-3690
    0.2 mi | 903 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • BufordHarmony Elementary School
    3946 South Bogan Rd
    BufordGA 30519
    (770)945-7272
    2.4 mi | 592 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • BufordFriendship Elementary School
    2 Negative Reviews
    4450 Friendship Rd
    BufordGA 30519
    (770)932-1223
    2.8 mi | 656 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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