Buffalo Gap High School



Buffalo Gap High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Buffalo Gap 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
9 122
10 135
11 129
12 133

Buffalo Gap High School is a public high school of the Augusta County Public Schools located in Swoope, VA. It has 519 students in grades 9th through 12th. Buffalo Gap High School is the 258th largest public high school in Virginia and the 10,505th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.7 to 1.

Total Students: 519
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 40.78
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,505th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 258th out of 337
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 66th out of 335
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 253rd out of 335

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Buffalo Gap High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 263
(51%)
1,698
(52%)
 Female 256
(49%)
1,595
(48%)

Buffalo Gap High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 499
(96%)
2,999
(91%)
 Hispanic 8
(2%)
127
(4%)
 Black 7
(1%)
67
(2%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
74
(2%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
20
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Buffalo Gap High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 349
(67%)
2,308
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 138
(27%)
746
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(6%)
239
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Buffalo Gap High School is ranked 264th out of 326 ranked schools in Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Buffalo Gap High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (32.8%) is slightly lower than the state average of 33.8%. 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.

Buffalo Gap High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 587
2006 601
2007 619
2008 614
2009 607
2010 571
2011 569
2012 554
2013 538
2014 520
2015 519

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12
2006 13.7
2007 14.9
2008 15
2009 15.6
2010 13.5
2011 12.7
2012 12.5
2013 11.8
2014 12.2
2015 12.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.27427597955707
2006 0.27287853577371
2007 0.25686591276252
2008 0.28827361563518
2009 0.33607907742998
2010 0.3292469352014
2011 0.34973637961336
2012 0.35740072202166
2013 0.37732342007435
2014 0.35769230769231
2015 0.32755298651252

Compare Buffalo Gap High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,270.0% 12.7:1
 
1,383.6% 13.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 32.8%
 
State Average 33.8%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 519 12.7:1  
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