Buckhorn Elementary School (Closed 2012)
Buckhorn Elementary School served 266 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 90-94% (which was higher than the Virginia state average of 86%) for the 2010-11 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 90-94% (which was higher than the Virginia state average of 88%) for the 2010-11 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 was lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment was 43% of the student body (majority Black), which was lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Definition of Terms 2011-2012 School Year Data
State Level (VA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(10-11)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(10-11)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2011-2012 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education
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