Buchanan Co. Academy School

Serves grades KG - 12

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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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
4720 Green Acres
St Joseph, MO 64506
Phone
(816) 387-2320
District
ST. JOSEPH
County
BUCHANAN COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Missouri

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(10 is best)

Better than ×% of MO schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Buchanan Co. Academy School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade total

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 64
Proficiency in Reading 70
Proficiency in Math 59

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.66
AVG FOR STATE 13.59
AVG FOR NATION 16.54

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) UNREPORTED 80.6% 74.8%
Black UNREPORTED 7.9% 16.7%
Hispanic UNREPORTED 8.6% 6.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander UNREPORTED 2.5% 2.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska UNREPORTED 0.4% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED 58.4% 49.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 51.4% 43.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 7.0% 6.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 80,462 6,113,532
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 594.8 88
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.6% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.1% 19.4%
20-44 YEARS OLD 34.6% 32.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.3% 26.5%
65 OR OLDER 14.4% 15.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 30,131 2,386,203
Single Parent Households With Children 13.2% 10.5%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 86.6% 89.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 20.4% 28.2%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 4.3% 8.2%
$100,000 - $149,999 8.7% 12.3%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.5% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 21.9% 18.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.4% 20.0%
$15,000 - $29,999 17.8% 16.2%
$15,000 or less 16.6% 12.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,398 $64,139,036 46.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $475 $5,643,950 4.1%
Staff $566 $6,725,212 4.9%
General Administration $116 $1,378,312 1.0%
School Administration $475 $5,643,950 4.1%
Operation $973 $11,561,186 8.4%
Transportation $386 $4,586,452 3.3%
Other $166 $1,972,412 1.4%
Total Support $3,158 $37,523,356 27.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,026 $35,954,932 26.1%
Total Expenditures $11,582 $137,617,324 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,826 $5,353,407,234 50.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $454 $417,296,888 4.0%
Staff $446 $409,635,758 3.9%
General Administration $338 $310,439,937 2.9%
School Administration $577 $530,136,305 5.0%
Operation $1,016 $933,653,238 8.8%
Transportation $512 $470,188,023 4.5%
Other $229 $210,807,180 2.0%
Total Support $3,572 $3,282,247,369 31.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,096 $1,926,007,243 18.2%
Total Expenditures $11,495 $10,561,632,351 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%