Buffalo Gap High School

1800 Buffalo Gap Hwy
Swoope, VA 24479
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Buffalo Gap High School serves 487 students in grades 9-12.
Buffalo Gap High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 83% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Buffalo Gap High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

Buffalo Gap High School's student population of 487 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students487 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

Buffalo Gap High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Buffalo Gap High School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#368 out of 1791 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
83%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
1%
16%
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Black
1%
22%
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White
97%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.060.68
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAugusta County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Buffalo Gap High School is Robert E. Lee High School (9.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Beverley Manor Middle School (6.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Churchville Elementary School (4.5 miles away)
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