Buhach Colony High School



Buhach Colony High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Buhach Colony High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 486
10 434
11 454
12 422

Buhach Colony High School is a public high school of the Merced Union High School District located in Atwater, CA. It has 1,796 students in grades 9th through 12th. Buhach Colony High School is the 501st largest public high school in California and the 2,108th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 25.4 to 1.

Total Students: 1,796
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 70.7

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Buhach Colony High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 940
(52%)
5,093
(51%)
 Female 856
(48%)
4,976
(49%)

Buhach Colony High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,002
(56%)
6,254
(62%)
 White 471
(26%)
1,895
(19%)
 Asian 213
(12%)
1,268
(13%)
 Black 74
(4%)
420
(4%)
 Two or More 24
(1%)
172
(2%)
 American Indian 8
(0%)
52
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
8
(0%)

Buhach Colony High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,020
(57%)
6,533
(65%)
 Not Eligible 577
(32%)
2,430
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 199
(11%)
1,106
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Buhach Colony High School is ranked 258th out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Buhach Colony High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (67.9%) is higher than the state average of 52.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Buhach Colony High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1703
2006 1735
2007 1804
2008 1843
2009 1857
2010 1894
2011 1817
2012 1796

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.6
2006 23.5
2007 19
2008 23.8
2009 22.7
2010 N/A
2011 23.7
2012 25.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.65766294773928
2006 0.7792507204611
2007 0.66851441241685
2008 0.66359196961476
2009 0.77436725901992
2010 0.7233368532207
2011 0.095211887727023
2012 0.67873051224944

Compare Buhach Colony High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,540.0% 25.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 
This School 67.9%
 

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