Buchanan Street Elementary School

  • Buchanan Street Elementary School serves 487 students in grades KG-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Buchanan Street Elementary School operates within the Los Angeles Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 487 students has declined by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades KG-6
Total Students487 students
Gender %Buchanan Street Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
Students by GradeBuchanan Street Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.11 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio23:124:1
All Ethnic GroupsBuchanan Street Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.110.64
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch

District Comparison

  • Los Angeles Unified School District's student population of 634,993 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,871 is higher than the state average of $10,991. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,853 is higher than the state average of $11,482. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Number of Schools
Number of Students Managed634,9931,564
Los Angeles Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
District Total Revenue$8,437 MM$17 MM
Los Angeles Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$9,736 MM$18 MM
Los Angeles Unified School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$12,871$10,991
Los Angeles Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$14,853$11,482
Los Angeles Unified School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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