Buchanan Middle School

1001 W Bearss Ave
Tampa, FL 33613
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Buchanan Middle School serves 737 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Buchanan Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Buchanan Middle School's student population of 737 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students737 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

Buchanan Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Buchanan Middle School is 0.67, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3009 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
48%
33%
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Black
20%
22%
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White
26%
38%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.670.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHillsborough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Buchanan Middle School is Dorothy Thomas Center (2.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Learning Gate Community School (1.5 miles away)
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