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Buford High School

Lancaster, SC


Buford High School
4290 Tabernacle Road
Lancaster, SC  29720
Phone: 803-286-7068
Lancaster County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 6 out of 10 stars
6

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 642
Type: Regular School  
Buford High School

Buford High School


State Ranking

#88
Statewide High School Ranking: Buford High School is ranked #88 out of 222 of the best high schools in South Carolina (60th percentile). Click the link to see all 222 high schools.


Overall, Buford High School is a 6-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis of South Carolina Schools. The school is located in Lancaster County, SC. Buford High School has an enrollment of approximately 642 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.
Graduation Rate
 90% - Buford High School
 85% - Median of South Carolina high schools
 90% - Buford High School
 85% - Median of South Carolina high schools




South Carolina Standardized Tests

Average ACT Scores

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Percentile
State Average of
All SC Schools
State Average
English 16.3 51st 16.6
Math 17.5 45th 17.8
Reading 18 54th 18.0
Science 17.5 42nd 18.1
Writing 6.5 65th 5.9

The ACT, a college readiness assessment, was given to every South Carolina 11th grader in 2017 with the exception of those eligible for alternate assessments. The ACT scores range from 0 to 36. State averages for ACT data are based on regular public schools and do not include private schools in the state. In the chart above, you can get a sense for how the average ACT scores at Buford High stack up against those of other high schools in South Carolina.


End-of-Course Tests

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
State Average of
All SC Schools
State Average
English 1 65.1 71.4
Algebra 1 64.0 69.4
Biology 1 72.1 75.3


Average SAT Scores

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
Reading 520
Math 496
Composite Score 1016
SAT Participation Rate 44 %

Buford High had an average SAT score of 1016 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #89 out of 216 SC high schools (59th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of South Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Buford High was 44% in our most recently available data. Above you can also see how the school’s ACT scores compare to other schools in South Carolina.


Students

Poverty Rate at this School

 51% - This School
 66% - State Median (all schools)
 51% - This School
 66% - State Median (all schools)

Student Absentee Rate

 7% - This School
 5% - State Median (all schools)
 7% - This School
 5% - State Median (all schools)

Teacher Absentee Rate

 4% - This School
 5% - State Median (all schools)
 4% - This School
 5% - State Median (all schools)

SCPass data is based on the 2016-2017 school year from the South Carolina Department of Education. If you're looking for the school report card for Buford High School, then we can help. We've distilled much of Buford High School's school report card data for you to see on one page.


Rankings for schools were created independently by Carolina School Hub. The test data for this site was derived from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and South Carolina Department of Education.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
Buford Middle School 5 0.0 miles Lancaster, SC Regular 6-8
Buford Elementary School 7 0.1 miles Lancaster, SC Regular PK-5
A.R. Rucker Middle School 4 6.8 miles Lancaster, SC Regular 6-8
Prospect Elementary School 4 7.0 miles Monroe, NC Regular K-5
Clinton Elementary School 1 8.2 miles Lancaster, SC Regular PK-5
North Elementary School 7 8.7 miles Lancaster, SC Regular PK-5
Lancaster High School 2 8.8 miles Lancaster, SC Regular 9-12
South Middle School 4 9.5 miles Lancaster, SC Regular 6-8
Brooklyn Springs Elementary School 1 9.5 miles Lancaster, SC Regular PK-5
Parkwood Middle School 8 9.6 miles Monroe, NC Regular 6-8
Parkwood High School 7 9.8 miles Monroe, NC Regular 9-12
McDonald Green Elementary School 5 10.7 miles Lancaster, SC Regular K-5
Erwin Elementary School 3 10.9 miles Lancaster, SC Regular PK-5
Heath Springs Elementary School 5 11.3 miles Heath Springs, SC Regular PK-5
Western Union Elementary School 9 11.9 miles Waxhaw, NC Regular PK-5
Waxhaw Elementary School 6 12.4 miles Waxhaw, NC Regular PK-5
South Providence School 1 12.8 miles Waxhaw, NC Regular 6-12
Pageland Elementary School 1 13.0 miles Pageland, SC Regular 3-5
Andrew Jackson Middle School 4 13.0 miles Kershaw, SC Regular 6-8
Andrew Jackson High School 7 13.1 miles Kershaw, SC Regular 9-12






 




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