Buford High School



Buford High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Buford 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
9 175
10 168
11 157
12 140

Buford High School is a public high school of the Lancaster 01 School District located in Lancaster, SC. It has 640 students in grades 9th through 12th. Buford High School is the 152nd largest public high school in South Carolina and the 8,925th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.5 to 1.

Total Students: 640
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 44

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Buford High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 324
(51%)
1,758
(49%)
 Male 316
(49%)
1,827
(51%)

Buford High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 557
(87%)
2,246
(63%)
 Black 54
(8%)
1,013
(28%)
 Hispanic 13
(2%)
217
(6%)
 Two or More 10
(2%)
69
(2%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
30
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Buford High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 370
(58%)
1,873
(52%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 233
(36%)
1,499
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 37
(6%)
213
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Buford High School is ranked 180th out of 259 ranked schools in South Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Buford High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (42.2%) is slightly lower than the state average of 53.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Buford High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 556
2006 556
2007 583
2008 611
2009 589
2010 569
2011 606
2012 612
2013 624
2014 649
2015 640

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.3
2006 10.7
2007 14
2008 15.8
2009 14.4
2010 14.6
2011 14.8
2012 14.2
2013 14.5
2014 15.1
2015 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.33992805755396
2006 0.3273381294964
2007 0.32075471698113
2008 0.35351882160393
2009 0.4125636672326
2010 0.4920913884007
2011 0.48184818481848
2012 0.43954248366013
2013 0.42788461538462
2014 0.49460708782743
2015 0.421875

Compare Buford High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,489.4% 14.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 42.2%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 53.7%
 

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