Buhach Colony High School

  • Buhach Colony High School serves 1,725 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 76%.
  • Buhach Colony High School operates within the Merced Union High School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1725 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 78 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,725 students
Buhach Colony High School Total Students (2003-2015)
Gender % Buhach Colony High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 78 teachers
Buhach Colony High School Total Teachers (2004-2015)
Students by Grade Buhach Colony High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1 24:1
Buhach Colony High School Student Teacher Ratio (2002-2014)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Buhach Colony High School American Indian Students (2002-2011)
Asian
11%
11%
Buhach Colony High School Asian Students (2003-2013)
Hispanic
59%
54%
Buhach Colony High School Black Students (2003-2013)
Black
3%
6%
Buhach Colony High School Black Students (2003-2013)
White
27%
24%
Buhach Colony High School White Students (2003-2013)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Buhach Colony High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
3%
Buhach Colony High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.57 0.41
Buhach Colony High School Diversity Score (2004-2014)
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.
56%
50%
Buhach Colony High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2014)
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.
13%
9%
Buhach Colony High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2014)

District Comparison

  • Merced Union High School District's student population of 10,036 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,688 in this district is less than the state average of $12,314. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,912 is higher than the state average of $12,270. The district spending/student has grown by 36% over four years.
School District Name Merced Union High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
4
Number of Students Managed 10,036 1,597
Merced Union High School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate n/a 83%
Merced Union High School District Graduation Rate (2003-2005)
District Total Revenue $98 MM $20 MM
Merced Union High School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $140 MM $20 MM
Merced Union High School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,688 $12,314
Merced Union High School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,912 $12,270
Merced Union High School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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