Buckhorn High School

8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown

About Buckhorn High School

Buckhorn High School is a public school located in the small town of Buckhorn, Kentucky. It is a part of the Buckhorn Independent School District and serves students in grades 9-12. Buckhorn High School is known for its small, close-knit atmosphere and its commitment to providing a quality education for its students. The school offers a variety of courses and extracurricular activities, including sports, music, and theatre. The school also has a strong academic program, which includes Advanced Placement classes and a college-preparatory curriculum. Buckhorn High School is dedicated to preparing its students for success in college and beyond. The faculty and staff are committed to providing a safe and supportive environment for learning. With its small-town charm and strong academic program, Buckhorn High School is a great choice for students looking for a quality education.

Address:

4123 Winchester Rd
New Market, AL 35761

Phone:

(256) 851-3300

Site:

www.mcssk12.org

Grades:

9 – 12

Enrollment:

1,298 students

Overview Buckhorn High School

Buckhorn High School serves 1,298 students in grades 9-12.
Buckhorn High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Verdict on Buckhorn High School

Buckhorn High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Buckhorn High School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.

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