PROFICIENCY 50% 32% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
50%Madison County
48%New Market

Buckhorn High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Madison County" in New Market, AL. There are a total of 1,442 students and 72 teachers at Buckhorn High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 345 free lunch students and 111 reduced lunch students.

Buckhorn High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 49.5%, which is 32% higher than the Alabama average.


Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch345
Reduced lunch111


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment376
Taking some courses346
Taking some courses (not tests)2
Passing some courses253
Passing no courses89

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 Buckhorn High School, there are a total of 376 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 346 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School28%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School71%

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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Buckhorn High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 68.4% 67.3% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 20.4% 19.1% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 1.4% 1.6% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.2% 2.8% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 7.2% 6.5% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.2% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.4% 2.4% 1.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Buckhorn Middle School48%0.2New Market, AL
New Market School58%3.2New Market, AL
Riverton Elementary School65%3.4Huntsville, AL
Lynn Fanning Elementary School52%3.9Moores Mill, AL
Mt Carmel Elementary School57%5.6Huntsville, AL
Riverton Intermediate School55%5.6Huntsville, AL
Walnut Grove Elementary School47%5.7New Market, AL
Meridianville Middle School46%6.9Meridianville, AL
Central School54%7.2Huntsville, AL
Hazel Green Elementary School49%7.9Hazel Green, AL
Hazel Green High School45%8.0Hazel Green, AL
Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School22%9.8Huntsville, AL

New Market demographics profile

StatisticNew MarketAlabamaNational
Population density (sq mi)8869291
Median age37.038.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%57%55%
Speak English92%95%79%
Speak Spanish4%3%13%

Education level achieved in New Market

IndexNew MarketAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade86.7%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school85.9%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college70.9%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree49.5%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors41.5%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters15.9%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.6%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.9%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Buckhorn High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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