Buchanan Elementary School



Buchanan Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Buchanan Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 12
K 41
1 62
2 60
3 57
4 73
5 56
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Buchanan Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Baton Rouge, LA in the East Baton Rouge Parish School District. It enrolls 361 students in grades 1st through 12th. Buchanan Elementary School is the 573rd largest public school in Louisiana and the 35,990th largest nationally.

Total Students: 361
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: -1:1
Full Time Teachers: -9

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Buchanan Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 182
(50%)
15,574
(51%)
 Female 179
(50%)
15,163
(49%)

Buchanan Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 256
(71%)
24,058
(78%)
 Asian 53
(15%)
945
(3%)
 White 42
(12%)
3,103
(10%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
230
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
80
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
54
(0%)
 Hispanic 1
(0%)
2,267
(7%)

Buchanan Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 181
(50%)
17,966
(58%)
 Not Eligible 180
(50%)
12,771
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 800 ranked schools in Louisiana, Buchanan Elementary School is ranked 640th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Buchanan Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (50.1%) is lower than the state average of 64.3%. 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.

Buchanan Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 466
2006 459
2007 482
2008 501
2009 462
2010 450
2011 435
2012 446
2013 461
2014 432
2015 361

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.7
2006 14.8
2007 14.8
2008 15.7
2009 13.9
2010 12.6
2011 13.1
2012 13.9
2013 13.6
2014 13
2015 N/A

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.73390557939914
2006 0.73856209150327
2007 0.72614107883817
2008 0.70658682634731
2009 0.70779220779221
2010 0.65777777777778
2011 0.65287356321839
2012 0.66143497757848
2013 0.67895878524946
2014 0.49074074074074
2015 0.50138504155125

Compare Buchanan Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
N/A 0.0:1
 
1,280.2% 12.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 50.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 64.3%
 

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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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