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7/10
F. W. Buchholz High School
This school is rated above average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform above average on state tests, ... More have above average college readiness measures, are making below average year-over-year academic improvement, take more advanced courses per student than the state average, and this school has below average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students.
Academics
8/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A promising sign:

Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at grade level


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school... More serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Subject
% Proficient
Biology I
78%
State avg: 63%
Geometry
66%
State avg: 53%
Algebra II
53%
State avg: 49%
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4/10
Student progress
This rating measures how much students at this school improved from one year to the next, compared to students with similar proficiency levels at other schools in the state.

A worrisome sign:

Students at this school are making less academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

Low progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills but that students in this school are making smaller gains than similar students in other schools.


Parent tip

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

Equity
3/10
Equity overview
Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

A worrisome sign:

Disadvantaged students at this school may be falling behind other students in the state, and this school may have significant achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Look at the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to see how different student groups are doing at this school. Are there big gaps?... More Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What's the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
58%
Black
20%
Hispanic
10%
Asian
7%
Two or more races
5%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
25 :1
State avg: 17 :1
Students per counselor
436 :1
State avg: 540 :1
Percentage of teachers with 3 or more years experience
91%
State avg: 87%
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40 Reviews
4 out of 5 stars
5 13
4 3
3 1
2 3
1 3
Neighborhood
5510 Northwest 27 Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32606
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Last modified: July 10, 2018
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