PROFICIENCY 80% 72% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
48%Lancaster 01
47%Lancaster
46%South Carolina

Buford High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Lancaster 01" in Lancaster, SC. There are a total of 649 students and 43 teachers at Buford High, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 259 free lunch students and 62 reduced lunch students.

Buford High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 79.5%, which is 72% higher than the South Carolina average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students649
Teachers43
Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch259
Reduced lunch62

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment55
Taking some courses52
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses11
Passing no courses35

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Buford High, there are a total of 55 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 52 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All80-84%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School80-84%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All75-79%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School75-79%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Buford High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictSouth CarolinaNational
Caucasian 88.9% 61.6% 52.7% 51.1%
African American 7.4% 28.2% 34.8% 15.9%
Asian 0.6% 0.8% 1.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.1% 6.7% 7.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.3% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.6% 2.3% 3.0% 3.1%

Lancaster demographics profile

StatisticLancasterSouth CarolinaNational
Population8,9714,834,605318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,39317391
Median age40.438.837.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)41%56%55%
Speak English93%93%79%
Speak Spanish6%4%13%

Education level achieved in Lancaster

IndexLancasterSouth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade77.8%83.0%84.3%
Completed high school75.4%81.6%83.0%
Completed some college45.6%56.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.1%35.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.1%26.5%30.3%
Completed masters6.0%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.1%1.3%
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