Buford High School

4290 Tabernacle Rd

Lancaster, SC 29720-6054

Grades: 9-12

612 students

Buford High School serves 612 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the SC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Buford High School operates within the Lancaster 01 School District.
The school district's 74% graduation rate is higher than the SC state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 612 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 612 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Black
8%
36%
White
91%
52%
Hawaiian
1%
1%
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.
0.17 0.41
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.
37%
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.
6%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 11,804 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 74% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,703 is higher than the state average of $9,170. The district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,790 is less than the state average of $10,604. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name Lancaster 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
20
7
Number of Students Managed 11,804 4,140
Graduation Rate 74% 66%
District Total Revenue $115 MM $37 MM
District Spending $116 MM $43 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,703 $9,170
District Spending / Student $9,790 $10,604
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lancaster High School (9.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Buford Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Buford Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • LancasterBuford Elementary School
    1906 North Rocky River Rd
    LancasterSC 29720
    (803)286-0026
    0.4 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 760 students                      
  • LancasterBuford Middle School
    1890 North Rocky River Rd
    LancasterSC 29720
    (803)825-8473
    0.4 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 475 students                      
  • MonroeProspect Elementary School
    3005 Ruben Rd
    MonroeNC 28112
    (704)764-2920
    7 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 468 students                      
  • LancasterA. R. Rucker Middle School
    Magnet School
    422 Old Dixie Rd
    LancasterSC 29720
    (803)416-8555
    Magnet School

    7.1 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 522 students                      
  • LancasterSouthside Early Childhood Center
    500 Hampton Rd
    LancasterSC 29720
    (803)283-3915
    8.3 mi | Gr. PK | 92 students                      

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