Buchanan Elementary - 03



Buchanan Elementary - 03 Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Buchanan Elementary - 03 Students by Grade
PK 0
K 102
1 67
2 57
3 46
4 42
5 66
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Buchanan Elementary - 03 is a public elementary school located in Pierre, SD in the Pierre School District 32-2. It enrolls 380 students in grades 1st through 12th. Buchanan Elementary - 03 is the 69th largest public school in South Dakota and the 33,630th largest nationally. It has 16.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 380
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.6

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Buchanan Elementary - 03 Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 202
(53%)
928
(51%)
 Female 178
(47%)
876
(49%)

Buchanan Elementary - 03 Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 264
(69%)
1,307
(72%)
 American Indian 85
(22%)
318
(18%)
 Two or More 19
(5%)
81
(4%)
 Hispanic 8
(2%)
76
(4%)
 Black 2
(1%)
10
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
4
(0%)

Buchanan Elementary - 03 Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 235
(62%)
1,226
(68%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 104
(27%)
472
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 41
(11%)
106
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 286 ranked schools in South Dakota, Buchanan Elementary - 03 is ranked 72nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Buchanan Elementary - 03 students on free and reduced lunch assistance (38.2%) is slightly lower than the state average of 43.5%. 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.

Buchanan Elementary - 03 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 320
2006 304
2007 303
2008 318
2009 324
2010 328
2011 347
2012 380

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.9
2006 15.6
2007 14.1
2008 15.1
2009 14.7
2010 14.3
2011 16.1
2012 16.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.375
2006 0.37171052631579
2007 0.43564356435644
2008 0.37421383647799
2009 0.37962962962963
2010 0.38414634146341
2011 0.40345821325648
2012 0.38157894736842

Compare Buchanan Elementary - 03 to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.0% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,680.0% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 38.2%
 
State Average 43.5%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Buchanan Elementary - 03
Pierre, SD
Public KG - 05 380 16.8:1  
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Jefferson Elementary - 06
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Public PK - 05 404 14.4:1 3 miles
Stanley County Elementary - 08
Fort Pierre, SD
Public KG - 05 201 10.6:1 3 miles
Onida Elementary - 04
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Public KG - 06 106 11.1:1 27 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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