Buffalo Gap High School

  • Buffalo Gap High School serves 520 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 49%.
  • Buffalo Gap High School operates within the Augusta County School District.
  • Augusta County School District's 80% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 520 students has declined by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 520 students
Buffalo Gap High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Buffalo Gap High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Buffalo Gap High School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
Students by Grade Buffalo Gap High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less 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 12:1 16:1
Buffalo Gap High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
n/a
6%
Buffalo Gap High School Asian Students (1993-2006)
Hispanic
2%
14%
Buffalo Gap High School Black Students (1993-2015)
Black
1%
23%
Buffalo Gap High School Black Students (1994-2015)
White
97%
51%
Buffalo Gap High School White Students (1994-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Buffalo Gap High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
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.
0.06 0.42
Buffalo Gap 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.
n/a n/a
Buffalo Gap High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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.
n/a n/a
Buffalo Gap High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Augusta County School District's student population of 10,522 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 80% has increased from 79% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,650 in this district is less than the state average of $11,091. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,490 is less than the state average of $11,504. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Augusta County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
20
4
Number of Students Managed 10,522 3,627
Augusta County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 80% 79%
Augusta County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2015)
District Total Revenue $115 MM $40 MM
Augusta County School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $113 MM $42 MM
Augusta County School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $10,650 $11,091
Augusta County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $10,490 $11,504
Augusta County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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