Buford High School

Buford High School serves 979 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Buford High School operates within the Buford City School District.
The school district's 73% graduation rate is higher than the GA state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 979 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 979 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
Students by Grade Buford High School 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
19%
12%
Black
13%
37%
White
62%
44%
All Ethnic Groups Buford High School Sch Ethnicity Buford High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
35%
51%
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.
3%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,462 students has grown by 15% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 73% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Buford City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
6
Number of Students Managed 3,462 3,449
Buford City School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 73% 66%
Buford City School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $38 MM $34 MM
Buford City School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $45 MM $36 MM
Buford City School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,803 $9,939
Buford City School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,166 $10,367
Buford City School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 (4.1 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 | 574 students | Gr. PK-1                      
  • BufordBuford Academy
    2705 Robert Bell Parkway
    BufordGA 30518
    (678)482-6960
    0.2 mi | 1114 students | Gr. 2-5                      
  • BufordBuford Middle School
    2700 Robert Bell Parkway
    BufordGA 30518
    (770)904-3690
    0.2 mi | 795 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • BufordHarmony Elementary School
    3946 South Bogan Rd
    BufordGA 30519
    (770)945-7272
    2.4 mi | 597 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • BufordFriendship Elementary School
    4450 Friendship Rd
    BufordGA 30519
    (770)932-1223
    2.8 mi | 661 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
Buford, GA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.57, which is higher than the Georgia average of 0.38. The most diverse school in Buford is Twin Rivers Middle School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or national school diversity statistics.