Buchanan Street Elementary School

Tel: (323)255-7118
  • Buchanan Street Elementary School serves 508 students in grades KG-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% 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 508 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades KG-6
Total Students508 students
Buchanan Street Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Buchanan Street Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
Buchanan Street Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeBuchanan Street Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio22:124:1
Buchanan Street Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Buchanan Street Elementary School American Indian Students (1989-2008)
Asian
5%
11%
Buchanan Street Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
92%
54%
Buchanan Street Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
n/a
6%
Buchanan Street Elementary School Black Students (1991-2013)
White
3%
24%
Buchanan Street Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsBuchanan Street Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.150.41
Buchanan Street Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
50%
Buchanan Street Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
9%
Buchanan Street Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Los Angeles Unified School District's student population of 642,303 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,871 is higher than the state average of $10,238. 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 $10,739. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
988
4
Number of Students Managed642,3031,597
Los Angeles Unified School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$8,437 MM$17 MM
Los Angeles Unified School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$9,736 MM$18 MM
Los Angeles Unified School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$12,871$10,238
Los Angeles Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$14,853$10,739
Los Angeles Unified School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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California public schools have a diversity score of 0.41, which is higher than the national average of 0.31. The most diverse school district in California is Natomas Unified School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.