Buchanan Elementary School

Serves grades PK - 5

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1222 East Buchanan
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Phone
(225) 343-4585
District
EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH
County
EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
342
Classroom Teachers
16

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Louisiana

6

(10 is best)

Better than 51.4% of LA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

4

(10 is best)

Buchanan Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

100 80 60 40 20 0
84%
70%
84%
70%
84%
70%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 4

80 60 40 20 0
60%
71%
62%
72%
57%
69%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 5

80 60 40 20 0
62%
68%
72%
71%
52%
64%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

25 20 15 10 5 0
21
19
18
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 18 5.3%
Kindergarten 45 13.2%
Grade 1 53 15.5%
Grade 2 54 15.8%
Grade 3 46 13.5%
Grade 4 58 17.0%
Grade 5 68 19.9%
Total 342 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 7.1% 11.5% 45.4%
Black 77.5% 72.7% 43.6%
Hispanic 2.1% 11.7% 8.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 12.4% 3.7% 1.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.9% 0.4% 0.8%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 63.7% 63.5% 56.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 62.6% 61.7% 54.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.2% 1.8% 2.2%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 376,313 4,648,794
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,234.1 106
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.6% 6.6%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.2% 19.6%
20-44 YEARS OLD 37.9% 33.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 22.6% 25.2%
65 OR OLDER 13.7% 15.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 141,130 1,739,497
Single Parent Households With Children 13.0% 13.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 90.1% 85.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 36.1% 24.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 12.6% 9.7%
$100,000 - $149,999 13.3% 12.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.6% 11.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 15.9% 16.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 17.5% 17.5%
$15,000 - $29,999 16.0% 17.4%
$15,000 or less 14.1% 15.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,954 $280,155,000 44.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,006 $40,528,000 6.4%
Staff $742 $29,889,000 4.7%
General Administration $348 $14,036,000 2.2%
School Administration $753 $30,336,000 4.8%
Operation $1,895 $76,327,000 12.0%
Transportation $783 $31,555,000 5.0%
Other $386 $15,567,000 2.4%
Total Support $5,914 $238,238,000 37.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,944 $118,614,000 18.6%
Total Expenditures $15,813 $637,007,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,407 $4,541,840,000 49.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $507,857,000 5.5%
Staff $581 $412,096,000 4.5%
General Administration $299 $212,103,000 2.3%
School Administration $752 $533,256,000 5.8%
Operation $1,119 $793,122,000 8.6%
Transportation $654 $463,409,000 5.0%
Other $329 $233,170,000 2.5%
Total Support $4,450 $3,155,013,000 34.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,113 $1,497,744,000 16.3%
Total Expenditures $12,970 $9,194,597,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%