Buchanan County Success Center (Closed 2012)

2349 Jamestown Ave
Independence, IA 50644
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Buchanan County Success Center served 40 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 was higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment was 15% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which was lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
40 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
2 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2011-2012 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IA)
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Buchanan County Success Center and the public school average student teacher ratio of Iowa by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
5%
11%
Black
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Buchanan County Success Center and the percentage of Black public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
White
85%
76%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Buchanan County Success Center and the percentage of White public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score
0.27
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Graduation Rate
(10-11)
≥50%
86%
Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Buchanan County Success Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Buchanan County Success Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Source: 2011-2012 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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