Buchanan Street Elementary



Buchanan Street Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Buchanan Street Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 99
1 62
2 68
3 66
4 71
5 72
6 49
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Buchanan Street Elementary is a public elementary school located in Los Angeles, CA in the Los Angeles Unified School District. It enrolls 487 students in grades 1st through 12th. Buchanan Street Elementary is the 3,465th largest public school in California and the 23,188th largest nationally. It has 23.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 487
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 20.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 23,188th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,465th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,733rd out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,342nd out of 6,257

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Buchanan Street Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 247
(51%)
226,066
(49%)
 Male 240
(49%)
237,594
(51%)

Buchanan Street Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 455
(93%)
339,720
(73%)
 Asian 20
(4%)
25,433
(5%)
 White 7
(1%)
48,930
(11%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
8,496
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
859
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
38,808
(8%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1,414
(0%)

Buchanan Street Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 307
(63%)
322,175
(69%)
 Not Eligible 103
(21%)
96,708
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 77
(16%)
44,777
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Buchanan Street Elementary is ranked 2,258th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Buchanan Street Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.9%) is higher than the state average of 60.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Buchanan Street Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 616
2006 552
2007 531
2008 501
2009 485
2010 539
2011 531
2012 535
2013 509
2014 508
2015 487

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.7
2006 18.4
2007 17.1
2008 18.6
2009 19.8
2010 N/A
2011 25.3
2012 24.9
2013 22.1
2014 22.1
2015 23.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.85714285714286
2006 0.83876811594203
2007 0.85310734463277
2008 0.89021956087824
2009 0.92371134020619
2010 0.42115027829314
2011 0.037664783427495
2012 0.3607476635514
2013 0.73870333988212
2014 0.8248031496063
2015 0.78850102669405

Compare Buchanan Street Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,380.0% 23.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 78.9%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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