Buchtel High School

Buchtel High School serves 889 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the OH average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 27%.
Buchtel High School operates within the Akron City School District.
The school district's 65% graduation rate is lower than the OH state average of 87%.

Overview

The student population of 889 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 889 students
Buchtel High School Total Students (1993-2013)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 65 teachers
Buchtel High School Total Teachers (1993-2013)
Students by Grade Buchtel High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (OH) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 18:1
Buchtel High School Student Teacher Ratio (1993-2013)
Hispanic
2%
4%
Black
94%
17%
Buchtel High School Black Students (1993-2013)
White
3%
73%
Buchtel High School White Students (1993-2013)
Two or more races
1%
4%
Buchtel High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Buchtel High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown OH 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.
0.12 0.22
Buchtel High School Diversity Score (1993-2013)
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.
n/a
34%
Buchtel High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2013)
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.
n/a
6%
Buchtel High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 24,854 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 65% has decreased from 93% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $15,905 is higher than the state average of $10,997. The district revenue/student has grown by 31% over four years.
The district spending/student of $16,754 is higher than the state average of $10,473. The district spending/student has grown by 41% over four years.
School District Name Akron City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
54
2
Number of Students Managed 24,854 905
Akron City School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 65% 87%
Akron City School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $387 MM $12 MM
Akron City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $408 MM $11 MM
Akron City School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,905 $10,997
Akron City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,754 $10,473
Akron City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Towpath Trail High School (2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Miller-south Visual Performing Arts Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Schumacher Community Learning Cent (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • AkronRankin Elementary School
    415 Storer Ave
    AkronOH 44320
    (330)761-3235
    0.5 mi | Gr.  | n/a students                      
  • AkronSchumacher Community Learning Cent
    1040 Hartford Ave
    AkronOH 44320
    (330)873-3386
    0.6 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 424 students                      
  • AkronAkron Academy Of Excellence, The
    Charter School
    1015 South Hawkins Ave
    AkronOH 44320
    (614)995-1985
    Charter School

    0.6 mi | Gr.  | n/a students                      
  • AkronCrouse Community Learning Center
    1000 Diagonal Rd
    AkronOH 44320
    (330)761-1625
    0.6 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 473 students                      
  • AkronPortage Path Community Learning Center
    55 South Portage Path
    AkronOH 44303
    (330)761-2795
    1.1 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 392 students                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended October 17, 2011 - this seems to be a good school altogether. im a freshmen but i actually like buchtel. and ive had 3 other siblings who has gone to buchtel and they have liked it as well. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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