Buckhorn Middle School

  • Buckhorn Middle School serves 662 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 43%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 38%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Buckhorn Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%.
  • Buckhorn Middle School operates within the Madison County School District.

Top Placements (Alabama)

Buckhorn Middle School is Listed among the top public schools in Alabama for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 10%)

School Overview

  • Buckhorn Middle School's student population of 662 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students662 students
Gender %Buckhorn Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Students by GradeBuckhorn Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Buckhorn Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1264 schools in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Buckhorn Middle School is 0.52, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
43%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
38%
Student : Teacher Ratio22:118:1
American Indian
11%
1%
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
3%
7%
Black
18%
33%
White
66%
56%
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsBuckhorn Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.520.33
Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
46%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Buckhorn Middle School is Madison County School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 136 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Madison County School District's student population of 19,452 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $8,805 in this district is less than the state average of $10,349. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $10,267 is less than the state average of $10,471. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four school years.
    School District NameMadison County School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    29
    6
    Number of Students Managed19,4522,907
    Madison County School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    53%
    43%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    48%
    38%
    District Total Revenue$174 MM$30 MM
    District Spending$203 MM$30 MM
    District Revenue / Student$8,805$10,349
    District Spending / Student$10,267$10,471
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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