Buchtel High School

Buchtel High School serves 708 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the OH average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% 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 708 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 25% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 708 students
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Students by Grade Buchtel High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 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 15:1 18:1
Buchtel High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1993-2013)
Black
95%
17%
White
2%
73%
All Ethnic Groups Buchtel High School Sch Ethnicity Buchtel 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.
0.10 0.22
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.
78%
37%
Buchtel High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2012)
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.
6%
6%
Buchtel High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 25,314 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 65% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Akron City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
52
3
Number of Students Managed 25,314 1,089
Akron City School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 65% 87%
Akron City School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $387 MM $12 MM
Akron City School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $408 MM $11 MM
Akron City School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,905 $10,997
Akron City School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,754 $10,473
Akron City School 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 Life Skills Center Of Akron (2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Miller-south Visual Performing Arts Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rankin Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • AkronRankin Elementary School
    415 Storer Ave
    AkronOH 44320
    (330)761-3235
    0.5 mi | 187 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • AkronSchumacher Community Learning Cent
    1040 Hartford Ave
    AkronOH 44320
    (330)873-3386
    0.6 mi | 244 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • AkronCrouse Community Learning Center
    1000 Diagonal Rd
    AkronOH 44320
    (330)761-1625
    0.6 mi | 316 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • AkronPortage Path Community Learning Center
    55 South Portage Path
    AkronOH 44303
    (330)761-2795
    1.1 mi | 345 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • AkronMiller-south Visual Performing Arts Middle School
    1055 East Ave
    AkronOH 44307
    (330)761-1765
    1.1 mi | 478 students | Gr. 4-8                      

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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Did You Know?
Akron, OH 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 0.00, which is lower than the Ohio average of 0.25. The most diverse school in Akron is Bettes Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Ohio or national school diversity statistics.