Buchanan Street Elementary School

5024 Buchanan St.
Los Angeles, CA 90042
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Buchanan Street Elementary School serves 392 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Buchanan Street Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California 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 30-34% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Buchanan Street Elementary School's student population of 392 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students392 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

Buchanan Street Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Buchanan Street Elementary School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#5179 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
12%
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Hispanic
93%
54%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
1%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.130.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Buchanan Street Elementary School is Highland Park Continuation (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Benjamin Franklin Senior High School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Los Angeles Highland Park Continuation Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 71 students
    0.4 miles
    928 N. Ave. 53
    Los Angeles, CA 90042
    (323) 254-3421
    0.4 9-12 71
  • Los Angeles Benjamin Franklin Senior High School Math: 31% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 1,407 student
    0.5 miles
    820 N. Ave. 54
    Los Angeles, CA 90042
    (323) 550-2000
    0.5 6-12 1,407
  • Los Angeles Toland Way Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 337 students
    0.6 miles
    4545 Toland Way
    Los Angeles, CA 90041
    (323) 255-3142
    0.6 K-6 337
  • Los Angeles Aldama Elementary School Math: 26% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 517 students
    0.7 miles
    632 N. Ave. 50
    Los Angeles, CA 90042
    (323) 255-1434
    0.7 K-6 517
  • Los Angeles Yorkdale Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-6 | 241 students
    0.7 miles
    5657 Meridian St.
    Los Angeles, CA 90042
    (323) 255-0587
    0.7 K-6 241

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