5024 Buchanan St.
Los Angeles, CA 90042
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Buchanan Street Elementary School serves 392 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Buchanan Street Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 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 Rankings

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

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School Overview

Buchanan Street Elementary School's student population of 392 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
392 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Buchanan Street Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#4232 out of 9659 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
23:1
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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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.13
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 392 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.13 (Btm 50%)

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