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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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%.

Top Placements

Buckhorn Middle School places among the top 20% of 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 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students662 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Buckhorn Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,264 schools in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 21:1 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%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:118:1
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American Indian
11%
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
18%
33%
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White
66%
56%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Buckhorn Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.520.33
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Buckhorn Middle School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMadison County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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