F. W. Buchholz High School

  • F. W. Buchholz High School serves 2,203 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the FL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 60%.
  • F. W. Buchholz High School operates within the Alachua School District.
  • Alachua School District's 75% graduation rate is higher than the FL state average of 71%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2203 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 93 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,203 students
F. W. Buchholz High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % F. W. Buchholz High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 93 teachers
F. W. Buchholz High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade F. W. Buchholz High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1 16:1
F. W. Buchholz High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
6%
3%
F. W. Buchholz High School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
11%
31%
F. W. Buchholz High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
21%
23%
F. W. Buchholz High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
58%
40%
F. W. Buchholz High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
F. W. Buchholz High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
3%
F. W. Buchholz High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups F. W. Buchholz High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown FL 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.
0.61 0.46
F. W. Buchholz 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.
24%
53%
F. W. Buchholz High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
2%
5%
F. W. Buchholz High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Alachua School District's student population of 28,579 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 94% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,289 in this district is less than the state average of $12,021. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,386 is less than the state average of $12,230. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Alachua School District
Number of Schools
Managed
68
22
Number of Students Managed 28,579 10,184
Alachua School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 75% 71%
Alachua School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $262 MM $122 MM
Alachua School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $264 MM $125 MM
Alachua School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,289 $12,021
Alachua School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,386 $12,230
Alachua School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

5  3/3/2009
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
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