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 15:1.
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

School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students40 students
This chart display total students of Buchanan County Success Center by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Buchanan County Success Center by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Buchanan County Success Center by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2011-2012 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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 This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Buchanan County Success Center. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score
0.270.41
This chart display the diversity score of Buchanan County Success Center and the public school average diversity score of Iowa by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIndependence Community School District
Source: 2011-2012 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Buchanan County Success Center is Independence Junior Senior High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is East Elementary School (1.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Independence Independence Junior Senior High School Math: 85% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 703 students
    0.9 miles
    700 20th Ave Sw
    Independence, IA 50644
    (319) 334-7405
    0.9 7-12 703
  • Independence Early Childhood Center
    Grades: PK | 45 students
    1.4 miles
    1011 1st St W
    Independence, IA 50644
    (319) 334-4780
    1.4 PK 45
  • Independence East Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 280 students
    1.4 miles
    1103 First Street West
    Independence, IA 50644
    (319) 334-7425
    1.4 K-2 280
  • Independence West Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 3-6 | 407 students
    1.4 miles
    1301 1st St W
    Independence, IA 50644
    (319) 334-7430
    1.4 3-6 407
  • Jesup Perry #1 Elementary School Math: ≥80% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 33 students
    7.4 miles
    1726 Fairbank Amish Blvd
    Jesup, IA 50648
    (319) 827-1700
    7.4 K-8 33
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