Buckingham County High School

78 Knights Rd,

Buckingham, VA, 23921-9655

Tel: (434)969-6160
Grades: 9-12

613 students

Buckingham County High School serves 613 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the state average of 47%.
Buckingham County High School operates within the Buckingham County Public s School District.
The school district's 65% graduation rate is lower than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 613 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 613 students
Buckingham County High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
Buckingham County High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Buckingham County High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is less than the state average of 0.84. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 15:1
Buckingham County High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
6%
Buckingham County High School Asian (1999-2010)
Hispanic
1%
12%
Buckingham County High School Hispanic (2002-2012)
Black
36%
25%
Buckingham County High School Black (1993-2012)
White
53%
53%
Buckingham County High School White (1993-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Buckingham County High School Sch Ethnicity Buckingham County 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.
0.59 0.84
Buckingham County High School Diversity Score (1993-2012)
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.
43%
32%
Buckingham County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
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.
10%
7%
Buckingham County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,059 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 65% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Buckingham County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
8
Number of Students Managed 2,059 3,801
Buckingham County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 65% 77%
Buckingham County Public s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $24 MM $43 MM
Buckingham County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $24 MM $42 MM
Buckingham County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,680 $11,282
Buckingham County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,344 $11,065
Buckingham County Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Cumberland High School (14.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Buckingham Co. Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Buckingham Primary (2.1 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Buckingham Buckingham Co. Middle School
    1184 High School Rd
    Buckingham , VA , 23921
    (434)969-1044
    0.5  mi  |  431  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Dillwyn Dillwyn Elementary School
    40 Frank Harris Rd
    Dillwyn , VA , 23936
    (434)969-4490
    1.7  mi  |  221  students  |  Gr.  4-5
  • Buckingham Buckingham Primary
    52 Fanny White Rd
    Buckingham , VA , 23921
    (434)969-4490
    2.1  mi  |  206  students  |  Gr.  PK-3
  • Dillwyn Dillwyn Primary
    52 Dillwyn Primary Rd
    Dillwyn , VA , 23936
    (434)983-2861
    2.1  mi  |  350  students  |  Gr.  PK-3
  • Dillwyn Buckingham Correctional Center
    Alternative School
    1349 Correctional Center Rd
    Dillwyn , VA , 23936
    (804)983-3011
    Alternative School
    2.6  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a

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Virginia 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 0.84, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse school district in Virginia is Accomack County Public Schools School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Virginia or national school diversity statistics.