Buckhannon Upshur High School

Buckhannon Upshur High School serves 1,066 students in grades 9-12.
Buckhannon Upshur High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the West Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black).

School Overview

Buckhannon Upshur High School's student population of 1,066 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 71 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,066 students
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Total Classroom Teachers71 teachers
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School Rankings

Buckhannon Upshur High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 638 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Buckhannon Upshur High School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.19. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Overall Testing Rank
#481 out of 638 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
46%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
2%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
97%
90%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.060.19
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Graduation Rate
90%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUpshur County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Buckhannon Upshur High School is Fred W Eberle Technical Center (3.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is B-u Middle School (3.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tennerton Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Buckhannon Tennerton Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 308 students
    0.8 miles
    167 Gawthrop Road
    Buckhannon, WV 26201
    (304) 472-1278
    0.8 PK-5 308
  • Buckhannon Buckhannon Academy Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 554 students
    2.6 miles
    16 College Avenue
    Buckhannon, WV 26201
    (304) 472-3310
    2.6 PK-5 554
  • Buckhannon Union Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 308 students
    2.7 miles
    481 Heavener Grove Road
    Buckhannon, WV 26201
    (304) 472-1394
    2.7 PK-5 308
  • Buckhannon Fred W Eberle Technical Center Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    3.0 miles
    Rt.5 Box 2
    Buckhannon, WV 26201
    (304) 472-1259
    3 9-12 n/a
  • Buckhannon Hodgesville Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 185 students
    3.0 miles
    918 Teter Road
    Buckhannon, WV 26201
    (304) 304-3212
    3 PK-5 185

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