F. W. Buchholz High School
Top Placements (Florida)
F. W. Buchholz High School is Listed among the top public schools in Florida for:
- Category Attribute
- Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 20%)
- Community Size Largest student body (number of students) (Top 5%)
- F. W. Buchholz High School's student population of 2252 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
- The teacher population of 89 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
|School Type||Magnet School|
|Grades Offered||Grades 9-12|
|Total Students||2,252 students|
|Total Classroom Teachers||89 teachers|
|Students by Grade|
- F. W. Buchholz High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3601 schools in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
- The school's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 23:1 over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year Data||This School||State Level (FL)|
|Math Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||25:1||16:1|
|Two or more races|
|All Ethnic Groups|
|Eligible for Free Lunch|
|Eligible for Reduced Lunch|
- The school district of F. W. Buchholz High School is Alachua School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 74 school districts in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
- Alachua School District's student population of 29,305 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
- The district's graduation rate of 78% has increased from 63% over five school years.
- The revenue/student of $10,110 in this district is less than the state average of $12,987. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
- The district's spending/student of $9,472 is less than the state average of $13,734. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
|School District Name||Alachua School District|
|Number of Schools|
|Number of Students Managed||29,305||10,175|
|District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|District Graduation Rate|
|District Total Revenue||$281 MM||$132 MM|
|District Spending||$264 MM||$140 MM|
|District Revenue / Student||$10,110||$12,987|
|District Spending / Student||$9,472||$13,734|
|School Statewide Testing||View Education Department Test Scores|
Nearby Public Schools
- The nearest high school to F. W. Buchholz High School is Alachua Mycroschool Of Integrated Academics And Technologies High School (3.8 miles away)
- The nearest middle school is Westwood Middle School (2.0 miles away)
- The nearest elementary school is Myra Terwilliger Elementary School (1.6 miles away)
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Gainesville Myra Terwilliger Elementary School Grades: PK-5 | 712 students
301 Nw 62nd St
Gainesville, FL 32607
(352)955-6717 1.6 PK-5 712
- Gainesville Westwood Middle School Grades: 6-8 | 940 students
3215 Nw 15th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32605
(352)955-6718 2.0 6-8 940
- Gainesville Glen Springs Elementary School Grades: PK-5 | 492 students
2826 Nw 31st Ave
Gainesville, FL 32605
(352)955-6708 2.2 PK-5 492
- Gainesville William S. Talbot Elementary School Grades: PK-5 | 717 students
5701 Nw 43rd St
Gainesville, FL 32653
(352)955-6716 2.2 PK-5 717
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 Student/Alumni - wanks
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