Daniel N. Buchanan Elementary



Daniel N. Buchanan Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Daniel N. Buchanan Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 158
1 198
2 162
3 161
4 184
5 185
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Daniel N. Buchanan Elementary is a public elementary school located in Murrieta, CA in the Murrieta Valley Unf School District. It enrolls 1,048 students in grades 1st through 12th. Daniel N. Buchanan Elementary is the 154th largest public school in California and the 950th largest nationally. It has 29.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,048
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 29.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 35
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 950th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 154th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,745th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 467th out of 6,159

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Daniel N. Buchanan Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 549
(52%)
7,580
(51%)
 Female 499
(48%)
7,272
(49%)

Daniel N. Buchanan Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 428
(41%)
6,964
(47%)
 Hispanic 417
(40%)
5,097
(34%)
 Two or More 111
(11%)
833
(6%)
 Asian 49
(5%)
1,115
(8%)
 Black 41
(4%)
707
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
92
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
44
(0%)

Daniel N. Buchanan Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 613
(58%)
9,641
(65%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 306
(29%)
3,622
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 129
(12%)
1,589
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Daniel N. Buchanan Elementary is ranked 1,682nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Daniel N. Buchanan Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (41.5%) is lower than the state average of 58.5%. 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.

Daniel N. Buchanan Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 997
2006 982
2007 890
2008 1075
2009 1111
2010 1033
2011 1009
2012 1048

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.2
2006 18
2007 15.3
2008 20.7
2009 22.7
2010 N/A
2011 22.4
2012 29.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.27983951855567
2006 0.27087576374745
2007 0.32359550561798
2008 0.30790697674419
2009 0.27992799279928
2010 0.35237173281704
2011
2012 0.41507633587786

Compare Daniel N. Buchanan Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,990.0% 29.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 41.5%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Daniel N. Buchanan Elementary
Murrieta, CA
Public KG - 05 1,048 29.9:1  
Ysabel Barnett Elementary
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Public KG - 05 912 28.5:1 1 miles
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Private PK - KG 90 8:1 1 miles
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Public 06 - 08 958 29.5:1 1 miles
Alta Murrieta Elementary
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Public KG - 05 688 29.9:1 2 miles
Promise Christian Preschool
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Private PK - KG 88 5:1 2 miles
Kindercare Learning Center
Temecula, CA
Private PK - KG 53 13:1 2 miles
James L. Day Middle School
Temecula, CA
Public 06 - 08 940 24.9:1 2 miles
Tovashal Elementary
Murrieta, CA
Public KG - 05 824 30.5:1 3 miles
Murrieta Ranch Preschool
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Private PK - KG 164 20:1 3 miles
Nicolas Valley Elementary
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Public KG - 05 817 27.2:1 3 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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