270 B-u Drive
Buckhannon, WV 26201
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Buckhannon Upshur High School serves 1,096 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 17:1 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 11% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,096 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Btm 50% in WV)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WV Dept. of Education

School Overview

Buckhannon Upshur High School's student population of 1,096 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,096 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
64 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 0.20. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State 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 Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
2%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
97%
89%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.06
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Graduation Rate
90%
90%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WV Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,096 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WV Dept. of Education

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