Buckhorn High School

4123 Winchester Rd

New Market, AL 35761-9409

Grades: 8-12

1,379 students

Buckhorn High School serves 1,379 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 43%.
Buckhorn High School operates within the Madison County School District.
The school district's 72% graduation rate is equal to the AL state average of 72%.

Overview

The student population of 1379 students has grown by 28% over five years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 1,379 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 67 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 15:1
American Indian
6%
1%
Asian
2%
1%
Hispanic
3%
5%
Black
21%
34%
White
68%
57%
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.
0.49 0.31
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.
21%
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.
7%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 19,764 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,564 is less than the state average of $9,620. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,662 is less than the state average of $10,180. The district spending/student has grown by 24% over four years.
School District Name Madison County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
29
7
Number of Students Managed 19,764 2,979
Graduation Rate 72% 72%
District Total Revenue $169 MM $29 MM
District Spending $191 MM $31 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,564 $9,620
District Spending / Student $9,662 $10,180
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is New Market School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Buckhorn Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is New Market School (3.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • New MarketBuckhorn Middle School
    4185 Winchester Rd
    New MarketAL 35761
    (256)379-4185
    0 mi | Gr. 7-9 | 722 students                      
  • New MarketNew Market School
    155 College St
    New MarketAL 35761
    (256)379-2751
    3.1 mi | Gr. PK-9 | 430 students                      
  • HuntsvilleRiverton Elementary School
    2615 Winchester Rd
    HuntsvilleAL 35811
    (256)746-9250
    3.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 403 students                      
  • MeridianvilleLynn Fanning Elementary School
    8861 Moores Mill Rd
    MeridianvilleAL 35759
    (256)828-6592
    3.8 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 716 students                      
  • New Market Walnut Grove Elementary School
    1961 Joe Quick Rd
    New MarketAL 35761
    (256)828-4677
    5.6 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 239 students                      

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