Buckhorn High School

4123 Winchester Rd,

New Market, AL, 35761-9409

Tel: (256)379-2123
Grades: 8-12

1,275 students

Buckhorn High School serves 1,275 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.
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 1275 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 1,275 students
Buckhorn High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 70 teachers
Buckhorn High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Buckhorn High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 15:1
Buckhorn High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
6%
1%
Buckhorn High School American Indian (1990-2012)
Asian
1%
1%
Buckhorn High School Asian (1993-2012)
Hispanic
1%
5%
Buckhorn High School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
22%
35%
Buckhorn High School Black (1989-2012)
White
67%
58%
Buckhorn High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Buckhorn High School Sch Ethnicity Buckhorn 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.
0.50 0.70
Buckhorn High School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
21%
51%
Buckhorn High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2012)
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%
7%
Buckhorn High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 19,137 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Madison County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
29
7
Number of Students Managed 19,137 2,928
Madison County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 72% 72%
Madison County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $169 MM n/a
Madison County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $191 MM n/a
Madison County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,564 $0
Madison County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,662 $0
Madison County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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 (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Riverton Elementary School (3.5 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • New Market Buckhorn Middle School
    4185 Winchester Rd
    New Market , AL , 35761
    (256)379-4185
    0.1  mi  |  700  students  |  Gr.  7-9
  • New Market New Market School
    155 College St
    New Market , AL , 35761
    (256)379-2751
    3.1  mi  |  440  students  |  Gr.  PK-9
  • Huntsville Riverton Elementary School
    2615 Winchester Rd
    Huntsville , AL , 35811
    (256)746-9250
    3.5  mi  |  413  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Meridianville Lynn Fanning Elementary School
    8861 Moores Mill Rd
    Meridianville , AL , 35759
    (256)828-6592
    3.8  mi  |  741  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • New Market Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Walnut Grove Elementary School
    1961 Joe Quick Rd
    New Market , AL , 35761
    (256)828-4677
    5.6  mi  |  245  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Madison County, AL 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 0.54, which is lower than the Alabama average of 0.7. The most diverse school district in Madison County is Huntsville City School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Alabama or national school diversity statistics.