Buckhorn High School

Tel: (256)379-2123
  • Buckhorn High School serves 1,442 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the AL average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 44%.
  • Buckhorn High School operates within the Madison County School District.
  • Madison County School District's 78% graduation rate is higher than the AL state average of 74%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1442 students has grown by 13% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 72 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,442 students
Buckhorn High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Buckhorn High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 72 teachers
Buckhorn High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Buckhorn High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.52 is more than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 18:1
Buckhorn High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
8%
1%
Buckhorn High School American Indian Students (1990-2015)
Asian
2%
1%
Buckhorn High School Asian Students (1993-2015)
Hispanic
3%
6%
Buckhorn High School Black Students (1996-2015)
Black
20%
33%
Buckhorn High School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
66%
56%
Buckhorn High School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Buckhorn High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Buckhorn High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Buckhorn High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AL 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.
0.52 0.32
Buckhorn 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.
23%
47%
Buckhorn High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2015)
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%
5%
Buckhorn High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Madison County School District's student population of 18,904 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 97% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,631 in this district is less than the state average of $9,721. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,113 is higher than the state average of $10,229. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Madison County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
28
6
Number of Students Managed 18,904 2,879
Madison County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 78% 74%
Madison County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $190 MM $28 MM
Madison County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $219 MM $29 MM
Madison County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,631 $9,721
Madison County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,113 $10,229
Madison County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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