F. W. Buchholz High School

5510 Nw 27th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32606 | (352) 955-6702
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 2,221
Local School
Directory
Rating

No Reviews Yet
Find Old Friends From F. W. Buchholz High School

Use the form below to search for alumni from F. W. Buchholz High School.

First Name:
Last Name:
Graduation Year
Powered by Classmates.com®

School Description

School Summary and Highlights
School Operational Details
  • Magnet School
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 2,221
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 100.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 22.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 1,118 (50.3%)
  • Females: 1,012 (45.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 87 (3.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 378 (17.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 465 (20.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
F. W. Buchholz High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian60.3%
Black43219.5%
Asian954.3%
Hispanic1677.5%
White1,43064.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For F. W. Buchholz High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade51423.1%
10th Grade53224.0%
11th Grade59927.0%
12th Grade57625.9%
Graduation and Dropouts (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
84.0%
District:
73.0%
Dropout Rate
School:
1.6%
District:
2.2%
State:
2.0%
Teacher Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree
School:
46.9%
District:
48.2%
State:
65.3%
Percent of Teachers with a Ph.D.
School:
3.1%
District:
2.0%
State:
1.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Non-Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
2.7%
State:
4.8%
Percent of Classes Taught By Teachers (Out-of-Field) of Their Background
School:
0.2%
State:
4.8%
Source: FL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

School Ratings and Reviews

Be The First To Review F. W. Buchholz High School!

Rate This School
Suggested Topics for Reviews
  • Principal leadership and staff
  • Overall ranking and student achievement
  • Teacher involvement and guidance
  • Extracurricular activities and sports
  • Classroom, building and playground safety
  • School homework load appropriateness
Enter Your Review Below
Enter Your Email Below
Reviews Containing the Following Will Not Be Accepted
  • Offensive or innappropriate comments, including allegations of criminal behavior
  • Names of individuals (faculty, staff, teachers, or students)
I am a and Accept the Terms of Use

Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

Local School
Directory
Rating
How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that F. W. Buchholz High School performed on average much better than most other schools across the state on FCAT state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
AYP and Flordia State School Grades (2010)
Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) Status: NO
Percent Criteria Met
School:
77.0%
District:
69.0%

FCAT - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201078.0%66.0%67.0%
200978.0%71.0%68.0%
200877.0%67.0%65.0%
 
Reading Test
201067.0%53.0%48.0%
200965.0%53.0%47.0%
200870.0%51.0%45.0%
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201082.0%72.0%73.0%
200978.0%67.0%69.0%
200878.0%67.0%69.0%
 
Reading Test
201057.0%44.0%40.0%
200960.0%44.0%36.0%
200864.0%45.0%38.0%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Science Test
201053.0%42.0%39.0%
200953.0%41.0%37.0%
200853.0%42.0%38.0%
 
Source: FL Department of Education 2009-2010

School Map and Similar Schools Nearby

Click to Activate Map of Nearby School Campuses
Private
Public
This School
Similar Schools Nearby
Gainesville High School
9-12 | 1,928 Students | 3.8 miles away

5 out of 5
P.k. Yonge Developmental Research School
KG-12 | 1,139 Students | 4.8 miles away
Not Yet Rated
Alachua County Virtual School
KG-12 | 39 Students | 5.3 miles away
Not Yet Rated-
W. Travis Loften High School
6-12 | 259 Students | 7.1 miles away
Not Yet Rated
Eastside High School
9-12 | 1,549 Students | 8.4 miles away
Not Yet Rated
Santa Fe High School
9-12 | 1,129 Students | 10.9 miles away

5 out of 5
Newberry High School
9-12 | 596 Students | 13.0 miles away

4 out of 5
Hawthorne Middle / High School
6-12 | 395 Students | 19.3 miles away
Not Yet Rated
Bronson Middle / High School
6-12 | 656 Students | 20.1 miles away

3.5 out of 5
Bronson Elementary School
PK-12 | 599 Students | 20.2 miles away
Not Yet Rated

School Community Forum

Join a discussion about F. W. Buchholz High School and talk to others in the community including students, parents, teachers, and administrators.

Popular Discussion Topics
  • Admissions and Registration Questions (e.g. Dress Code and Discipline Policy)
  • School Calendar and Upcoming Events (e.g. Graduation)
  • After School Programs, Extracurricular Activities, and Athletics (e.g. Football)
  • News and Announcements (e.g. Yearbook and Class Supply List Details)
  • Graduate and Alumni Events (e.g. Organizing Class Reunions)
blog comments powered by Disqus
Navigation
Rankings
Nearby Cities
Sponsored Links
K-12 Articles
Teachers Packing Heat
After the recent school shootings (and thwarted school shootings) in the past month-just as after...
Keep Morning Stress at a Minimum: Establish a Routine
Morning! It can be a time of stress. The kids are fighting over who gets to use the bathroom first,...
Teaching Your Child Study Skills
Many children who have the capability to get good grades experience frustration because of low...