Buckhannon Upshur High School

Tel: (304)304-3720
  • Buckhannon Upshur High School serves 1,006 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the WV average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 10%.
  • Buckhannon Upshur High School operates within the Upshur County s School District.
  • Upshur County s School District's 71% graduation rate is lower than the WV state average of 80%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1006 students has declined by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 73 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,006 students
Buckhannon Upshur High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Buckhannon Upshur High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 73 teachers
Buckhannon Upshur High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Buckhannon Upshur High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.06 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 15:1
Buckhannon Upshur High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
1%
Buckhannon Upshur High School Asian Students (2001-2004)
Hispanic
2%
2%
Buckhannon Upshur High School Black Students (2007-2015)
Black
1%
5%
Buckhannon Upshur High School Black Students (2003-2015)
White
97%
90%
Buckhannon Upshur High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Buckhannon Upshur High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Buckhannon Upshur High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown WV 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.
0.06 0.12
Buckhannon Upshur High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
41%
22%
Buckhannon Upshur High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
7%
4%
Buckhannon Upshur High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Upshur County s School District's student population of 3,832 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 71% has decreased from 97% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,535 in this district is less than the state average of $13,970. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,625 is less than the state average of $13,319. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District Name Upshur County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
10
Number of Students Managed 3,832 3,418
Upshur County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 71% 80%
Upshur County s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $44 MM $48 MM
Upshur County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $44 MM $46 MM
Upshur County s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,535 $13,970
Upshur County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,625 $13,319
Upshur County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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