Buchanan Elementary School

  • Buchanan Elementary School serves 331 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Buchanan Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 24%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Buchanan Elementary School's student population of 331 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students331 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Buchanan Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Buchanan Elementary School is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank#1195 out of 1232 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:1n/a
American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
21%
11%
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Black
22%
6%
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White
43%
76%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score0.720.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDavenport Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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