Buckhannon Upshur High School

50 Buckhannonupshur Dr

Buckhannon, WV 26201-2818

Tel: (304)304-3720
Grades: 9-12

1,057 students

Buckhannon Upshur High School serves 1,057 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the WV average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 8%.
Buckhannon Upshur High School operates within the Upshur County s School District.
The school district's 71% graduation rate is lower than the WV state average of 79%.

Overview

The student population of 1057 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 75 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,057 students
Buckhannon Upshur High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 75 teachers
Buckhannon Upshur High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Buckhannon Upshur High School 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 0.02 is less than the state average of 0.12. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WV) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
Buckhannon Upshur High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
White
99%
92%
Buckhannon Upshur High School White (1990-2013)
Two or more races
1%
1%
All Ethnic Groups
Public School Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.02 0.12
Buckhannon Upshur High School Diversity Score (1991-2013)
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.
45%
47%
Buckhannon Upshur High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2013)
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.
8%
6%
Buckhannon Upshur High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,541 students has grown by 17% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 71% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Upshur County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
10
Number of Students Managed 4,541 3,736
Upshur County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 71% 79%
Upshur County s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $40 MM $44 MM
District Spending $40 MM $44 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,366 $11,815
Upshur County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,228 $11,723
Upshur County s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Fred W Eberle Technical Center (3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Fred W Eberle Technical Center (3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tennerton Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • BuckhannonTennerton Elementary School
    Route 6 Box 513
    BuckhannonWV 26201
    (304)472-1278
    0.8 mi | 296 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • BuckhannonBuckhannon Academy Elementary School
    16 College Ave
    BuckhannonWV 26201
    (304)472-3310
    2.6 mi | 646 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • BuckhannonUnion Elementary School
    20 Heavener Grove Rd
    BuckhannonWV 26201
    (304)472-1394
    2.7 mi | 315 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • BuckhannonFred W Eberle Technical Center
    Vocational School
    Rt.5 Box 2
    BuckhannonWV 26201
    (304)304-1259
    Vocational School

    3 mi | n/a students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • BuckhannonHodgesville Elementary School
    Rt.5 Box 383
    BuckhannonWV 26201
    (304)304-3212
    3 mi | 154 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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