Buford High School

  • Buford High School serves 649 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
  • Buford High School operates within the Lancaster 01 School District.
  • Lancaster 01 School District's 73% graduation rate is higher than the SC state average of 66%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 649 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 649 students
Buford High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Buford High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Buford High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Buford High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.20 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Buford High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
1%
Buford High School Asian Students (2010-2014)
Hispanic
1%
8%
Buford High School Black Students (2007-2015)
Black
8%
35%
Buford High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
89%
52%
Buford High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Buford High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Buford High School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Buford High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown SC 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.
0.20 0.42
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.
39%
50%
Buford High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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.
9%
6%
Buford High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Lancaster 01 School District's student population of 11,449 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 73% has decreased from 95% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,132 in this district is less than the state average of $11,413. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,523 is less than the state average of $10,999. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four years.
School District Name Lancaster 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
20
6
Number of Students Managed 11,449 3,454
Lancaster 01 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 73% 66%
Lancaster 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $121 MM $39 MM
Lancaster 01 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $126 MM $38 MM
Lancaster 01 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,132 $11,413
Lancaster 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,523 $10,999
Lancaster 01 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • LancasterBuford Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 755 students
    0.4 miles
    1906 North Rocky River Road
    LancasterSC 29720
    (803)286-0026
    0.4PK-5755
  • LancasterBuford Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 427 students
    0.4 miles
    1890 North Rocky River Road
    LancasterSC 29720
    (803)285-8473
    0.46-8427
  • MonroeProspect Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 464 students
    7 miles
    3005 Ruben Rd
    MonroeNC 28112
    (704)764-2920
    7KG-5464
  • LancasterA. R. Rucker Middle SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: 6-8 | 536 students
    7.1 miles
    422 Old Dixie Road
    LancasterSC 29720
    (803)416-8555
    7.16-8536
  • LancasterSouthside Early Childhood Center
    Grades: PK
    8.3 miles
    500 Hampton Road
    LancasterSC 29720
    (803)283-3915
    8.3PKn/a

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5  8/22/2011
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