Buckhannon Upshur High School



Buckhannon Upshur High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Buckhannon Upshur 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
9 316
10 267
11 234
12 218

Buckhannon Upshur High School is a public high school of the Upshur County School District located in Buckhannon, WV. It has 1,035 students in grades 9th through 12th. Buckhannon Upshur High School is the 25th largest public high school in West Virginia and the 5,732nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,035
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 70.5

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Buckhannon Upshur High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 533
(51%)
533
(51%)
 Female 502
(49%)
502
(49%)

Buckhannon Upshur High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 999
(97%)
999
(97%)
 Black 21
(2%)
21
(2%)
 Hispanic 7
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Two or More 5
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Buckhannon Upshur High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 509
(49%)
509
(49%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 467
(45%)
467
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 59
(6%)
59
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Buckhannon Upshur High School is ranked 16th out of 146 ranked schools in West Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Buckhannon Upshur High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (50.8%) is slightly higher than the state average of 44.7%. 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.

Buckhannon Upshur High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1115
2006 1158
2007 1171
2008 1151
2009 1139
2010 1140
2011 1085
2012 1057
2013 1043
2014 1006
2015 1035

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.6
2006 15.5
2007 15.5
2008 15.4
2009 14.8
2010 15.7
2011 14.1
2012 14.1
2013 14.4
2014 13.8
2015 14.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.46008968609865
2006 0.47582037996546
2007 0.42783945345858
2008 0.47958297132928
2009 0.46005267778753
2010 0.41666666666667
2011 0.47926267281106
2012 0.53736991485336
2013 0.54650047938639
2014 0.48906560636183
2015 0.50821256038647

Compare Buckhannon Upshur High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,452.9% 14.5:1
 
1,470.0% 14.7:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 50.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Buckhannon Upshur High School
Buckhannon, WV
Public 09 - 12 1,035 14.7:1  
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Public 09 - 12 780 15.1:1 23 miles
Notre Dame High School
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Private 07 - 12 208 11:1 24 miles
Bridgeport High School
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Public 09 - 12 762 15.5:1 24 miles
Liberty High School
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Public 09 - 12 564 13.8:1 24 miles
Emmanuel Christian School
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Private PK - 12 109 6:1 25 miles
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