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Buchanan County Public Schools


Buchanan County Public Schools is located in west Virginia. Buchanan County Public Schools has 502.76 square miles of land area and 1.08 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Buchanan County Public Schools population is 23,683. Buchanan County Public Schools median household income is $29,678 in 2010-2014. Buchanan County Public Schools median house value is $68,700 in 2010-2014. On average, Buchanan County Public Schools is close to the state average in quality.

Ranking: (73 out of 130, bottom 44%)*
Type:Regular Local School District
Grade:Prekindergarten to Grade 12
Number of Schools:11
Population23,683 (2010-2014), rank #72
Population Growth0.42% since 2005-2009, see rank
Population Density:47.00/sq mi, rank #101
Median Household Income:$29,678 at 2010-2014—7.77% increase since 2005-2009, rank #135
Median House Price:$68,700 at 2010-2014—8.70% increase since 2005-2009, rank #135
Time Zone:Eastern GMT -5:00 with Daylight Saving in the Summer
Land Area:502.76 sq mi, rank #24
Water Area:1.08 sq mi (0.21%), rank #98
County:Buchanan County
City:Pilgrims Knob, Grundy, Oakwood, Whitewood, Jewell Ridge, Raven, Swords Creek, Rowe, Vansant, Honaker, Davenport, Bee, Hurley, Haysi, Big Rock, Maxie, Breaks
Zip:24634, 24614, 24631, 24657, 24622, 24639, 24649, 24646, 24656, 24260, 24239, 24217, 24620, 24256, 24603, 24628, 24607
Area:Bluefield, WV-VA
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Buchanan County Public Schools Map, Border, and Nearby Locations

1176 Booth Branch Rd
Grundy VA, 24614, Buchanan County
Phone: 276-935-4551

Students and Teachers

      2013-2014         2012-2013         2011-2012         2010-2011         2009-2010         2008-2009         2007-2008    
Total Students:3,2013,2813,3103,3333,3863,3993,475
English Language Learner Students:1111000
Total Teachers:273.67269.59268.00200.23229.89230.60255.80
Total Other Staff:228.00313.00171.00280.76256.61291.90268.80
Instructional Aides:37.0069.00102.5068.5071.4259.2049.50
Instructional Coordinators & Supervisors:
Total Guidance Counselors:
Elementary Guidance Counselors:
Secondary Guidance Counselors:
Other Guidance Counselors:
Librarians/Media Specialists:9.009.508.5010.0010.0010.5010.50
Library/Media Support:10.0010.0011.0011.0011.0011.0011.00
District Administrators:
District Administrative Support:
School Administrators:11.0011.0011.0016.0016.0015.0023.00
School Administrative Support:13.0020.008.0016.0016.005.0016.00
Student Support Services:1.0010.006.0047.006.0074.0050.00
Other Support Services:126.00160.500.0043.4859.1953.8053.20
Student-Teacher Ratio:11.7012.1712.3516.6514.7314.7413.58


Buchanan Co. Tech. & Career Ctr. Grade 9 to Grade 12   1124 Almarine Dr, Grundy VA 24614
Council Elementary/MiddlePrekindergarten to Grade 7   7608 Helen Henderson Hwy, Honaker VA 24260
Council High Grade 8 to Grade 12   7802 Helen Henderson Hwy, Hurley VA 24620
Grundy High Grade 9 to Grade 12   1300 Golden Wave Dr, Grundy VA 24614
Hurley Elementary/MiddlePrekindergarten to Grade 7   6911 Hurley Rd, Hurley VA 24620
Hurley High Grade 8 to Grade 12   6339 Hurley Rd, Hurley VA 24620
Jm Bevins ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   8668 Slate Creek Rd, Grundy VA 24614
Riverview Elementary/MiddlePrekindergarten to Grade 8   27382 Riverside Dr, Grundy VA 24614
Russell Prater ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   8433 Lovers Gap Rd, Vansant VA 24656
Twin Valley Elementary/MiddlePrekindergarten to Grade 7   9017 Riverside Dr, Oakwood VA 24631
Twin Valley High Grade 8 to Grade 12   14449 Dismal River Rd, Pilgrims Knob VA 24634

Test Performance

YearTestGradeMeasurementScoreState Average
SOL Test
2005English Reading3rd Grade% met std63%77%
2006English Reading3rd Grade% met std75%84%
2007English Reading3rd Grade% met std72%81%
2008English Reading3rd Grade% met std81%84%
2009English Reading3rd Grade% met std85%86%
2010English Reading3rd Grade% met std79%84%
2011English Reading3rd Grade% met std84%83%
2012English Reading3rd Grade% met std77%86%
2013English Reading3rd Grade% met std64.2%72.5%
2005History3rd Grade% met std86%90%
2006History3rd Grade% met std82%91%
2007History3rd Grade% met std85%93%
2008History3rd Grade% met std94%93%
2009History3rd Grade% met std93%93%
2010History3rd Grade% met std88%93%
2011History3rd Grade% met std75%85%
2012History3rd Grade% met std78%87%
2005Mathematics3rd Grade% met std82%88%
2006Mathematics3rd Grade% met std90%90%
2007Mathematics3rd Grade% met std87%89%
2008Mathematics3rd Grade% met std97%89%
2009Mathematics3rd Grade% met std95%89%
2010Mathematics3rd Grade% met std86%91%
2011Mathematics3rd Grade% met std89%91%
2012Mathematics3rd Grade% met std33%64%
2013Mathematics3rd Grade% met std46.6%65.3%
2005Science3rd Grade% met std86%89%
2006Science3rd Grade% met std87%90%
2007Science3rd Grade% met std84%88%
2008Science3rd Grade% met std88%88%
2009Science3rd Grade% met std95%88%
2010Science3rd Grade% met std89%91%
2011Science3rd Grade% met std88%89%
2012Science3rd Grade% met std86%89%
2013Science3rd Grade% met std73%83.6%
2006English Reading4th Grade% met std68%87%
2007English Reading4th Grade% met std88%87%
2008English Reading4th Grade% met std91%88%
2009English Reading4th Grade% met std90%88%
2010English Reading4th Grade% met std83%88%
2011English Reading4th Grade% met std81%87%
2012English Reading4th Grade% met std80%88%
2013English Reading4th Grade% met std62.9%70.1%
2006Mathematics4th Grade% met std75%78%
2007Mathematics4th Grade% met std84%81%
2008Mathematics4th Grade% met std87%84%
2009Mathematics4th Grade% met std92%87%
2010Mathematics4th Grade% met std86%88%
2011Mathematics4th Grade% met std87%89%
2012Mathematics4th Grade% met std60%70%
2013Mathematics4th Grade% met std56.5%74.7%
2005English Reading5th Grade% met std70%85%
2006English Reading5th Grade% met std73%87%
2007English Reading5th Grade% met std78%87%
2008English Reading5th Grade% met std92%89%
2009English Reading5th Grade% met std94%92%
2010English Reading5th Grade% met std91%91%
2011English Reading5th Grade% met std88%89%
2012English Reading5th Grade% met std84%89%
2013English Reading5th Grade% met std65.3%73.3%
2005Mathematics5th Grade% met std69%80%
2006Mathematics5th Grade% met std79%83%
2007Mathematics5th Grade% met std83%86%
2008Mathematics5th Grade% met std95%88%
2009Mathematics5th Grade% met std90%90%
2010Mathematics5th Grade% met std85%91%
2011Mathematics5th Grade% met std83%89%
2012Mathematics5th Grade% met std45%67%
2013Mathematics5th Grade% met std41%69.5%
2005Science5th Grade% met std73%81%
2006Science5th Grade% met std78%85%
2007Science5th Grade% met std84%88%
2008Science5th Grade% met std97%88%
2009Science5th Grade% met std95%88%
2010Science5th Grade% met std86%88%
2011Science5th Grade% met std85%87%
2012Science5th Grade% met std84%88%
2013Science5th Grade% met std64.1%75.6%
2005Writing5th Grade% met std66%91%
2006Writing5th Grade% met std79%89%
2007Writing5th Grade% met std83%89%
2008Writing5th Grade% met std83%87%
2009Writing5th Grade% met std82%86%
2010Writing5th Grade% met std78%88%
2011Writing5th Grade% met std72%87%
2012Writing5th Grade% met std77%87%
2013Writing5th Grade% met std50.5%70.6%
2006English Reading6th Grade% met std81%83%
2007English Reading6th Grade% met std84%84%
2008English Reading6th Grade% met std86%85%
2009English Reading6th Grade% met std89%87%
2010English Reading6th Grade% met std80%88%
2011English Reading6th Grade% met std90%87%
2012English Reading6th Grade% met std84%89%
2013English Reading6th Grade% met std64.9%73.6%
2006Mathematics6th Grade% met std42%52%
2007Mathematics6th Grade% met std61%60%
2008Mathematics6th Grade% met std72%68%
2009Mathematics6th Grade% met std80%73%
2010Mathematics6th Grade% met std74%77%
2011Mathematics6th Grade% met std54%73%
2012Mathematics6th Grade% met std53%74%
2013Mathematics6th Grade% met std61.9%78%
2006English Reading7th Grade% met std82%82%
2007English Reading7th Grade% met std86%83%
2008English Reading7th Grade% met std85%87%
2009English Reading7th Grade% met std89%89%
2010English Reading7th Grade% met std83%89%
2011English Reading7th Grade% met std80%89%
2012English Reading7th Grade% met std81%88%
2013English Reading7th Grade% met std64%74.7%
2006Mathematics7th Grade% met std48%44%
2007Mathematics7th Grade% met std65%56%
2008Mathematics7th Grade% met std78%65%
2009Mathematics7th Grade% met std87%71%
2010Mathematics7th Grade% met std80%75%
2011Mathematics7th Grade% met std79%77%
2012Mathematics7th Grade% met std46%57%
2013Mathematics7th Grade% met std52%61.1%
2005English Reading8th Grade% met std54%77%
2006English Reading8th Grade% met std76%78%
2007English Reading8th Grade% met std80%79%
2008English Reading8th Grade% met std88%83%
2009English Reading8th Grade% met std90%87%
2010English Reading8th Grade% met std87%89%
2011English Reading8th Grade% met std88%90%
2012English Reading8th Grade% met std82%89%
2013English Reading8th Grade% met std59.4%70.9%
2005Mathematics8th Grade% met std49%81%
2006Mathematics8th Grade% met std77%76%
2007Mathematics8th Grade% met std83%77%
2008Mathematics8th Grade% met std91%83%
2009Mathematics8th Grade% met std95%85%
2010Mathematics8th Grade% met std87%87%
2011Mathematics8th Grade% met std81%82%
2012Mathematics8th Grade% met std44%60%
2013Mathematics8th Grade% met std47.9%61.9%
2005Science8th Grade% met std74%87%
2006Science8th Grade% met std77%87%
2007Science8th Grade% met std91%89%
2008Science8th Grade% met std96%90%
2009Science8th Grade% met std91%90%
2010Science8th Grade% met std88%92%
2011Science8th Grade% met std92%92%
2012Science8th Grade% met std83%92%
2013Science8th Grade% met std66.8%76.1%
2005Writing8th Grade% met std64%74%
2006Writing8th Grade% met std83%91%
2007Writing8th Grade% met std78%85%
2008Writing8th Grade% met std89%88%
2009Writing8th Grade% met std89%89%
2010Writing8th Grade% met std94%91%
2011Writing8th Grade% met std83%89%
2012Writing8th Grade% met std84%88%
2013Writing8th Grade% met std64.1%70.3%
2005Algebra IEnd of course% met std85%87%
2006Algebra IEnd of course% met std96%88%
2007Algebra IEnd of course% met std98%91%
2008Algebra IEnd of course% met std97%93%
2009Algebra IEnd of course% met std100%93%
2010Algebra IEnd of course% met std99%95%
2011Algebra IEnd of course% met std97%94%
2012Algebra IEnd of course% met std79%75%
2013Algebra IEnd of course% met std75.1%76.2%
2005Algebra IIEnd of course% met std86%88%
2006Algebra IIEnd of course% met std92%84%
2007Algebra IIEnd of course% met std97%88%
2008Algebra IIEnd of course% met std96%91%
2009Algebra IIEnd of course% met std98%91%
2010Algebra IIEnd of course% met std99%91%
2011Algebra IIEnd of course% met std98%90%
2012Algebra IIEnd of course% met std62%69%
2013Algebra IIEnd of course% met std88.6%75.7%
2005BiologyEnd of course% met std78%83%
2006BiologyEnd of course% met std77%83%
2007BiologyEnd of course% met std91%88%
2008BiologyEnd of course% met std93%88%
2009BiologyEnd of course% met std94%88%
2010BiologyEnd of course% met std95%89%
2011BiologyEnd of course% met std91%91%
2012BiologyEnd of course% met std93%92%
2013BiologyEnd of course% met std74.1%82.6%
2005ChemistryEnd of course% met std96%88%
2006ChemistryEnd of course% met std93%87%
2007ChemistryEnd of course% met std92%90%
2008ChemistryEnd of course% met std100%92%
2009ChemistryEnd of course% met std97%92%
2010ChemistryEnd of course% met std96%94%
2011ChemistryEnd of course% met std90%93%
2012ChemistryEnd of course% met std98%93%
2013ChemistryEnd of course% met std82.3%85.8%
2005Earth ScienceEnd of course% met std80%80%
2006Earth ScienceEnd of course% met std85%81%
2007Earth ScienceEnd of course% met std93%85%
2008Earth ScienceEnd of course% met std92%86%
2009Earth ScienceEnd of course% met std94%87%
2010Earth ScienceEnd of course% met std90%88%
2011Earth ScienceEnd of course% met std87%90%
2012Earth ScienceEnd of course% met std93%91%
2013Earth ScienceEnd of course% met std80.9%83%
2005English ReadingEnd of course% met std82%88%
2006English ReadingEnd of course% met std92%90%
2007English ReadingEnd of course% met std97%94%
2008English ReadingEnd of course% met std95%94%
2009English ReadingEnd of course% met std96%95%
2010English ReadingEnd of course% met std97%94%
2011English ReadingEnd of course% met std94%94%
2012English ReadingEnd of course% met std90%93%
2013English ReadingEnd of course% met std85.6%88.9%
2005GeographyEnd of course% met std76%75%
2006GeographyEnd of course% met std74%77%
2007GeographyEnd of course% met std90%83%
2008GeographyEnd of course% met std89%84%
2009GeographyEnd of course% met std93%86%
2010GeographyEnd of course% met std88%86%
2011GeographyEnd of course% met std84%86%
2012GeographyEnd of course% met std89%85%
2013GeographyEnd of course% met std85.3%84.9%
2005GeometryEnd of course% met std77%83%
2006GeometryEnd of course% met std71%83%
2007GeometryEnd of course% met std95%86%
2008GeometryEnd of course% met std92%87%
2009GeometryEnd of course% met std92%87%
2010GeometryEnd of course% met std86%88%
2011GeometryEnd of course% met std85%86%
2012GeometryEnd of course% met std67%73%
2013GeometryEnd of course% met std75.2%75.7%
2005VA and US HistoryEnd of course% met std87%89%
2006VA and US HistoryEnd of course% met std93%91%
2007VA and US HistoryEnd of course% met std95%93%
2008VA and US HistoryEnd of course% met std98%94%
2009VA and US HistoryEnd of course% met std96%95%
2010VA and US HistoryEnd of course% met std97%95%
2011VA and US HistoryEnd of course% met std82%83%
2012VA and US HistoryEnd of course% met std88%84%
2013VA and US HistoryEnd of course% met std78.6%85.7%
2005World History IIEnd of course% met std78%88%
2006World History IIEnd of course% met std87%89%
2007World History IIEnd of course% met std99%93%
2008World History IIEnd of course% met std96%93%
2009World History IIEnd of course% met std95%94%
2010World History IIEnd of course% met std97%92%
2011World History IIEnd of course% met std77%83%
2012World History IIEnd of course% met std77%85%
2013World History IIEnd of course% met std75.2%85.1%
2005WritingEnd of course% met std87%88%
2006WritingEnd of course% met std89%88%
2007WritingEnd of course% met std95%93%
2008WritingEnd of course% met std90%92%
2009WritingEnd of course% met std91%93%
2010WritingEnd of course% met std88%92%
2011WritingEnd of course% met std90%93%
2012WritingEnd of course% met std93%93%
2013WritingEnd of course% met std80.2%86.9%

Some data by SchoolDigger.com.

School District Fiscal Information

Total Revenue:$40,747,000$12,310 $34,617,000$10,386 $39,294,000$11,605 
Total Expenditures:$38,268,000$11,561 $36,497,000$10,950 $38,999,000$11,518 
Total Current Expenditures:$37,394,000$11,297 $35,029,000$10,510 $37,648,000$11,119 
Instructional Expenditures:$22,306,000$6,73959.7%$20,324,000$6,09858.0%$21,810,000$6,44157.9%
Student and Staff Support:$3,170,000$9588.5%$3,218,000$9659.2%$3,533,000$1,0439.4%
Operations, Food, Other:$9,183,000$2,77424.6%$8,967,000$2,69025.6%$9,461,000$2,79425.1%
Total Capital Outlay:$822,000$248 $869,000$261 $732,000$216 
Construction:$411,000$124 $662,000$199 $17,000$5 
Total Other:$28,000$8 $21,000$6 $36,000$11 
Interest on Debt:$24,000$7 $578,000$173 $578,000$171 
Total Salary:$21,421,000$6,472 $19,965,000$5,990 $21,719,000$6,414 
Instruction/Teacher Salary:$14,134,000$4,27066.0%$12,937,000$3,88164.8%$14,035,000$4,14564.6%
Other Salary:$7,287,000$2,20234.0%$7,028,000$2,10935.2%$7,684,000$2,26935.4%
Total Benefit:$9,123,000$2,756 $8,579,000$2,574 $9,186,000$2,713 
Instruction/Teacher Benefit:$5,514,000$1,66660.4%$5,132,000$1,54059.8%$5,295,000$1,56457.6%
Other Benefit:$3,609,000$1,09039.6%$3,447,000$1,03440.2%$3,891,000$1,14942.4%

* Buchanan County Public Schools was rated 3 out of 5 by USA.com. The ranking was calculated based on publically available historical Math and English performance data.

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