Buckingham County High School

  • Buckingham County High School serves 597 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 49%.
  • Buckingham County High School operates within the Buckingham County School District.
  • Buckingham County School District's 77% graduation rate is lower than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 597 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 597 students
Buckingham County High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Buckingham County High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Buckingham County High School Total Teachers (1989-2015)
Students by Grade Buckingham County High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Buckingham County High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
n/a
6%
Buckingham County High School Asian Students (1999-2010)
Hispanic
3%
14%
Buckingham County High School Black Students (2002-2015)
Black
37%
23%
Buckingham County High School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
56%
51%
Buckingham County High School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Buckingham County High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
5%
Buckingham County High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Buckingham County High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown VA 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.
0.55 0.42
Buckingham County 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.
50%
34%
Buckingham County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
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.
11%
6%
Buckingham County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Buckingham County School District's student population of 2,147 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 77% has decreased from 98% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,572 in this district is less than the state average of $11,380. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,579 is less than the state average of $11,077. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District Name Buckingham County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
4
Number of Students Managed 2,147 3,627
Buckingham County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 77% 79%
Buckingham County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $23 MM $41 MM
Buckingham County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $23 MM $40 MM
Buckingham County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,572 $11,380
Buckingham County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,579 $11,077
Buckingham County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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    0.7 miles
    No Street Address
    BuckinghamVA 23921
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    1.7 miles
    No Street Address
    DillwynVA 23936
    (434)505-0000
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  • DillwynBuckingham Co Primary
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    1.7 miles
    No Street Address
    DillwynVA 23936
    (434)505-0001
    1.7KG-2530
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    14.8 miles
    No Street Address
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