James Buchanan Elementary School



James Buchanan Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

James Buchanan Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 40
1 53
2 49
3 49
4 39
5 37
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

James Buchanan Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Bethlehem, PA in the Bethlehem Area School District. It enrolls 267 students in grades 1st through 12th. James Buchanan Elementary School is the 1,531st largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 43,923rd largest nationally. It has 15.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 267
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 43,923rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,531st out of 1,834
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,050th out of 1,834
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,593rd out of 1,834

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James Buchanan Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 134
(50%)
5,032
(53%)
 Female 133
(50%)
4,531
(47%)

James Buchanan Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 144
(54%)
4,503
(47%)
 Hispanic 84
(31%)
3,528
(37%)
 Black 23
(9%)
956
(10%)
 Asian 9
(3%)
379
(4%)
 Two or More 6
(2%)
172
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
14
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
11
(0%)

James Buchanan Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 267
(100%)
9,563
(100%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

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.

James Buchanan Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 296
2006 283
2007 286
2008 285
2009 259
2010 265
2011 265
2012 267

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.2
2006 19
2007 16.1
2008 15.2
2009 14.4
2010 14.9
2011 16.1
2012 15.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.35810810810811
2006 0.32508833922261
2007 0.38461538461538
2008 0.42456140350877
2009 0.0077220077220077
2010 0.50943396226415
2011 0.51698113207547
2012 N/A

Compare James Buchanan Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,407.3% 14.1:1
 
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 0.0%
 
State Average 45.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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