Buford Academy



Buford Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Buford Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 301
3 285
4 287
5 297
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Buford Academy is a public elementary school located in Buford, GA in the Buford City School District. It enrolls 1,170 students in grades 1st through 12th. Buford Academy is the 29th largest public school in Georgia and the 496th largest nationally. It has 16.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,170
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 71.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 496th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 29th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 931st out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 46th out of 1,342

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Buford Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 636
(54%)
1,455
(54%)
 Female 534
(46%)
1,264
(46%)

Buford Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 604
(52%)
1,472
(54%)
 Hispanic 346
(30%)
753
(28%)
 Black 155
(13%)
363
(13%)
 Two or More 33
(3%)
55
(2%)
 Asian 27
(2%)
68
(3%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Buford Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 621
(53%)
1,293
(48%)
 Not Eligible 500
(43%)
1,311
(48%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 49
(4%)
115
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Buford Academy is ranked 125th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Buford Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.3%) is slightly lower than the state average of 62.6%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Buford Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 514
2006 571
2007 617
2008 896
2009 982
2010 1033
2011 1114
2012 1170

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.2
2006 13
2007 12.9
2008 12.4
2009 15.1
2010 16.4
2011 16
2012 16.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.50194552529183
2006 0.51313485113835
2007 0.53970826580227
2008 0.56473214285714
2009 0.56415478615071
2010 0.55469506292352
2011 0.53321364452424
2012 0.57264957264957

Compare Buford Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,630.0% 16.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 57.3%
 
State Average 62.6%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Buford Academy
Buford, GA
Public 02 - 05 1,170 16.3:1  
Buford Middle School
Buford, GA
Public 06 - 08 903 16.4:1 1 miles
Buford Elementary School
Buford, GA
Public PK - 01 646 13.5:1 1 miles
Sugar Hill Elementary School
Sugar Hill, GA
Public KG - 05 1,213 15.8:1 3 miles
Friendship Elementary School
Buford, GA
Public PK - 05 656 18:1 3 miles
Sugar Hill Christian Academy
Sugar Hill, GA
Private KG - 08 279 13:1 3 miles
Sycamore Elementary School
Sugar Hill, GA
Public KG - 05 734 15:1 3 miles
Harmony Elementary School
Buford, GA
Public PK - 05 592 15.4:1 3 miles
Ivy Creek Elementary School
Buford, GA
Public PK - 05 882 17.4:1 4 miles
Glenn C. Jones Middle School
Buford, GA
Public 06 - 08 1,290 18.1:1 4 miles
Patrick Elementary School
Buford, GA
Public PK - 05 844 17.1:1 4 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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