Buchanan Middle School

620 West 7th
Wray, CO 80758
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Buchanan Middle School serves 222 students in grades 5-8.
Buchanan Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Buchanan Middle School's student population of 222 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students222 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

Buchanan Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Buchanan Middle School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#925 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
26%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
72%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.420.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWray Rd-2 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Buchanan Middle School is Wray High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Idalia Junior-senior High School (25.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wray Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wray Wray Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-4 | 329 students
    0.7 miles
    30204 County Road 35
    Wray, CO 80758
    (970) 332-4347
    0.7 PK-4 329
  • Wray Wray High School Math: 20-29% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 171 students
    0.8 miles
    30074 County Road 35
    Wray, CO 80758
    (970) 332-5758
    0.8 9-12 171
  • Idalia Idalia Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 130 students
    25.9 miles
    26845 County Road 9.2
    Idalia, CO 80735
    (970) 354-7298
    25.9 PK-6 130
  • Idalia Idalia Junior-senior High School Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 86 students
    25.9 miles
    26845 County Road 9.2
    Idalia, CO 80735
    (970) 354-7298
    25.9 7-12 86
  • Yuma Yuma High School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 224 students
    26.2 miles
    1000 South Albany
    Yuma, CO 80759
    (970) 848-5488
    26.2 9-12 224

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