Buchtel High School

  • Buchtel High School serves 873 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 8% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 61%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 17% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 55%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Buchtel High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Ohio for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Ohio state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Ohio state average of 29%.

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School Overview

  • Buchtel High School's student population of 873 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 63 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students873 students
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Total Classroom Teachers63 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Buchtel High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,224 schools in Ohio (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Buchtel High School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OH)
Overall School Rank#3139 out of 3,224 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
61%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:118:1
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Hispanic
1%
5%
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Black
92%
16%
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White
3%
71%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Buchtel High School and the percentage of White public school students in Ohio by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Buchtel High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OH.
Diversity Score0.150.47
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Graduation Rate65-69%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Buchtel High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Ohio by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Buchtel High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ohio by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAkron City School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

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this seems to be a good school altogether. im a freshmen but i actually like buchtel. and ive had 3 other siblings who has gone to buchtel and they have liked it as well.
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