Buchanan Step Up serves 23 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

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Buchanan Step Up ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Buchanan Step Up's student population of 23 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
23 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
n/a
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Buchanan Step Up is 0.43, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
<50%
39%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
<50%
49%
Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
18:1
American Indian
9%
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
n/a
18%
White
74%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
13%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.43
This chart display the diversity score of Buchanan Step Up and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
(16-17)
<50%
85%
Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Buchanan Step Up and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school / Magnet School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 23 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50% (Top 1% in MI)
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 1%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.43 (Btm 50%)

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