Buhach Colony High School

Buhach Colony High School serves 1,817 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the state average of 74%.
Buhach Colony High School operates within the Merced Union High School District.

Overview

The student population of 1817 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,817 students
Buhach Colony High School Total Students (2002-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 77 teachers
Buhach Colony High School Total Classroom Teachers (2002-2012)
Students by Grade Buhach Colony High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is less than the state average of 1.15. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1 22:1
Buhach Colony High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2002-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
11%
11%
Buhach Colony High School Asian (2002-2012)
Hispanic
55%
52%
Buhach Colony High School Hispanic (2002-2012)
Black
3%
7%
Buhach Colony High School Black (2002-2012)
White
26%
26%
Buhach Colony High School White (2002-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Buhach Colony High School Sch Ethnicity Buhach Colony 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.
0.62 1.15
Buhach Colony High School Diversity Score (2002-2012)
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.
n/a
10%
Buhach Colony High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2011)
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.
n/a
n/a
Buhach Colony High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,291 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Merced Union High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
4
Number of Students Managed 10,291 1,671
Merced Union High School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate n/a n/a
Merced Union High School District Graduation Rate (2003-2005)
District Total Revenue $106 MM $19 MM
District Spending $108 MM $18 MM
Merced Union High School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,998 $11,099
Merced Union High School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,206 $10,975
Merced Union High School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Valley Atwater Community Day (3.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Mitchell Intermediate (3.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mcswain Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Merced Mcswain Elementary School
    922 Scott Rd
    Merced , CA , 95341
    (209)354-2700
    1  mi  |  853  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Merced Franklin Elementary School
    2936 Franklin Rd
    Merced , CA , 95348
    (209)385-6623
    2.3  mi  |  535  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Merced Joe Stefani Elementary School
    2768 Ranchero Ln
    Merced , CA , 95348
    (209)724-2500
    2.5  mi  |  513  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • Atwater Shaffer Elementary School
    1434 California St
    Atwater , CA , 95301
    (209)357-6145
    2.5  mi  |  482  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Atwater Atwater Junior Academy
    Alternative School
    1434 California St
    Atwater , CA , 95301
    (209)357-6100
    Alternative School
    2.5  mi  |  8  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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Atwater, CA 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 0.53, which is higher than the California average of 0.45. The most diverse school in Atwater is Buhach Colony High School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.