Buchtel High School

  • Buchtel High School serves 841 students in grades 7-12.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 28%.
  • Buchtel High School operates within the Akron City School District.
  • Akron City School District's 69% graduation rate is lower than the OH state average of 89%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 841 students has grown by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 841 students
Buchtel High School Total Students (1995-2015)
Gender % Buchtel High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers n/a
Buchtel High School Total Teachers (1993-2013)
Students by Grade Buchtel High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (OH) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio n/a 15:1
Buchtel High School Student Teacher Ratio (1993-2013)
Black
95%
16%
Buchtel High School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
3%
72%
Buchtel High School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Buchtel High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
5%
Buchtel High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Buchtel High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown OH All Ethnic Groups 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.
0.10 0.23
Buchtel High School Diversity Score (1995-2015)
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.
100%
40%
Buchtel High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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
5%
Buchtel High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2012)

District Comparison

  • Akron City School District's student population of 21,039 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 95% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $18,785 is higher than the state average of $12,824. The district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $16,991 is higher than the state average of $11,656. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Akron City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
49
2
Number of Students Managed 21,039 909
Akron City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 69% 89%
Akron City School District Graduation Rate (1996-2010)
District Total Revenue $408 MM $12 MM
Akron City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $369 MM $11 MM
Akron City School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $18,785 $12,824
Akron City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $16,991 $11,656
Akron City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

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5  10/17/2011
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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