Buford High School

  • Buford High School serves 1,207 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the GA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 58%.
  • Buford High School operates within the Buford City School District.
  • Buford City School District's 80% graduation rate is higher than the GA state average of 69%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1207 students has grown by 23% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 67 teachers has grown by 26% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,207 students
Buford High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Buford High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers67 teachers
Buford High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeBuford High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
Buford High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
2%
4%
Buford High School Asian Students (1997-2015)
Hispanic
23%
14%
Buford High School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
14%
37%
Buford High School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
58%
42%
Buford High School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Buford High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Buford High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsBuford High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownGA 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.
0.600.67
Buford 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.
29%
57%
Buford High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
4%
6%
Buford High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Buford City School District's student population of 4,173 students has grown by 20% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 80% has increased from 70% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,526 is higher than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has declined by 22% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,918 is less than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has declined by 22% over four years.
School District NameBuford City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
5
Number of Students Managed4,1733,306
Buford City School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate80%69%
Buford City School District Graduation Rate (1995-2015)
District Total Revenue$42 MM$36 MM
Buford City School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending$36 MM$34 MM
Buford City School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,526$10,365
Buford City School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student$8,918$9,935
Buford City School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BufordBuford Elementary School
    Grades: PK-1 | 663 students
    0 miles
    2500 Sawnee Ave
    BufordGA 30518
    (770)945-5248
    0PK-1663
  • BufordBuford Academy
    Grades: 2-5 | 1301 students
    0.2 miles
    2705 Robert Bell Pkwy
    BufordGA 30518
    (678)482-6960
    0.22-51301
  • BufordBuford Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1002 students
    0.2 miles
    2700 Robert Bell Pkwy
    BufordGA 30518
    (770)904-3690
    0.26-81002
  • BufordHarmony Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 585 students
    2.4 miles
    3946 S Bogan Rd
    BufordGA 30519
    (770)945-7272
    2.4PK-5585
  • BufordFriendship Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 633 students
    2.8 miles
    4450 Friendship Rd
    BufordGA 30519
    (770)932-1223
    2.8PK-5633

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