Buhl High School

1 Indian Territory

Buhl, ID 83316
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (208)543-8262
  • Buhl High School serves 377 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 42%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Idaho state average of 53%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Buhl High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Idaho for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Idaho state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Idaho state average of 24%.
  • Buhl High School operates within the Buhl Joint School District.
  • Buhl Joint School District's 75-79% graduation rate is lower than the Idaho state average of 78%.

School Overview

  • Buhl High School's student population of 377 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students377 students
Buhl High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Buhl High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
Buhl High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeBuhl High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Buhl High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 656 schools in Idaho (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Buhl High School is 0.46, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ID)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
42%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
53%
Student : Teacher Ratio15:119:1
Buhl High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Buhl High School American Indian Students (2001-2009)
Asian
n/a
1%
Buhl High School Asian Students (2004-2015)
Hispanic
31%
18%
Buhl High School Black Students (2002-2016)
Black
2%
1%
Buhl High School Black Students (2007-2016)
White
67%
76%
Buhl High School White Students (2002-2016)
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Buhl High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic GroupsBuhl High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownID All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.460.30
Buhl High School Diversity Score (2002-2016)
Graduation Rate75-79%
78%
Buhl High School Graduation Rate (2014-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
38%
Buhl High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
9%
Buhl High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Buhl High School is Buhl Joint School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 143 school districts in Idaho (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Buhl Joint School District's student population of 1,319 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 75-79% has decreased from 80-84% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $7,013 in this district is less than the state average of $9,031. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $6,975 is less than the state average of $9,000. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameBuhl Joint School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    3
    2
    Number of Students Managed1,319520
    Buhl Joint School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    20%
    42%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    33%
    53%
    District Graduation Rate75-79%
    78%
    District Total Revenue$9 MM$5 MM
    District Spending$9 MM$5 MM
    District Revenue / Student$7,013$9,031
    District Spending / Student$6,975$9,000
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

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