F. W. Buchholz High School

  • F. W. Buchholz High School serves 2,252 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 54% (which is equal to the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 71% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • F. W. Buchholz High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.

Top Placements

F. W. Buchholz High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • F. W. Buchholz High School's student population of 2,252 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 89 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,252 students
This chart display total students of F. W. Buchholz High School by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of F. W. Buchholz High School
Total Classroom Teachers89 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of F. W. Buchholz High School by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of F. W. Buchholz High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • F. W. Buchholz High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,601 schools in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of F. W. Buchholz High School is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of F. W. Buchholz High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of F. W. Buchholz High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio25:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of F. W. Buchholz High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
6%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in F. W. Buchholz High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
12%
32%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in F. W. Buchholz High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
19%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in F. W. Buchholz High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
58%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in F. W. Buchholz High School and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in F. W. Buchholz High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in F. W. Buchholz High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.610.46
This chart display the diversity score of F. W. Buchholz High School and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
89%
82%
This chart display graduation rate of F. W. Buchholz High School and public school graduation rate of Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in F. W. Buchholz High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in F. W. Buchholz High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlachua School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

5  
a. Quality of academic programs - Great! b. Availability of music, art, sports, and other extracurricular activities - There are plenty of them. If there isn't one you want, you just make a group for one! c. Academic or athletic awards - They award what needs to be awarded d. Facilities - Very clean e. Level of parent involvement - Parents are encouraged to be involved at the school
- Posted by

Review F. W. Buchholz High School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Each year, millions of students neglect to fill out the FAFSA and, in doing so, miss out on the chance to receive federal student aid. Keep reading to learn why every high school student should apply for financial aid, whether or not they qualify and regardless of their intention to use it.
Taking the SAT or ACT is a major source of stress for high school students. Keep reading to learn how to choose the right test and how to prepare for it.
Having friends makes the tough times a little bit easier, but sometimes making friends is the hardest thing of all. Keep reading to learn about the importance of friendship for young children and how to help your child make friends.