Buchanan Elementary School

215 College Cir
Buchanan, GA 30113
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Buchanan Elementary School serves 378 students in grades 3-5.
Buchanan Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 28% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Buchanan Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Buchanan Elementary School's student population of 378 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students378 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Buchanan Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Buchanan Elementary School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1304 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
3%
15%
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Black
2%
37%
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White
90%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.190.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHaralson County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Buchanan Elementary School is Haralson County High School (4.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Haralson County Middle School (3.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Buchanan Primary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Buchanan Buchanan Primary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 463 students
    0.3 miles
    271 Van Wert St
    Buchanan, GA 30113
    (770) 646-5523
    0.3 PK-2 463
  • Tallapoosa Haralson County Middle School Math: 43% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 758 students
    3.7 miles
    2633 Georgia Highway 120
    Tallapoosa, GA 30176
    (770) 646-8600
    3.7 6-8 758
  • Tallapoosa Haralson County High School Math: 31% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 962 students
    4.5 miles
    1655 Georgia Highway 120
    Tallapoosa, GA 30176
    (770) 574-7647
    4.5 9-12 962
  • Bremen Jones Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-3 | 706 students
    5.7 miles
    206 Lakeview Dr
    Bremen, GA 30110
    (770) 537-4352
    5.7 PK-3 706
  • Bremen Bremen High School Math: 65% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 683 students
    6.7 miles
    504 Georgia Ave S
    Bremen, GA 30110
    (770) 537-2592
    6.7 9-12 683

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