Buchanan Virtual Academy

Buchanan Virtual Academy serves 63 students in grades 5-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Buchanan Virtual Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Buchanan Virtual Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Buchanan Virtual Academy's student population of 63 students has grown by 40% over five school years.
The teacher population of 4 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-12
Total Students63 students
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Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
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School Comparison

Buchanan Virtual Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Buchanan Virtual Academy is 0.29, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#2023 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
5%
18%
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White
84%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.290.52
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Graduation Rate
40-59%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBuchanan Community Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Buchanan Virtual Academy is Buchanan Step Up (0.0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Buchanan Buchanan Step Up Alternative School
    Magnet School
    Grades: K-12 | 23 students
    0.0 miles
    401 West Chicago Street
    Buchanan, MI 49107
    (269) 695-8401
    0.0 K-12 23
  • Buchanan Buchanan High School
    Grades: 8-12 | 569 students
    0.1 miles
    401 West Chicago St
    Buchanan, MI 49107
    (269) 695-8403
    0.1 8-12 569
  • Buchanan Ottawa Elementary School
    Grades: PK-1 | 225 students
    0.3 miles
    109 Ottawa St
    Buchanan, MI 49107
    (269) 695-8409
    0.3 PK-1 225
  • Buchanan Moccasin Elementary School
    Grades: 2-4 | 339 students
    0.6 miles
    410 Moccasin St
    Buchanan, MI 49107
    (269) 695-8408
    0.6 2-4 339
  • Buchanan Buchanan Middle School
    Grades: 5-7 | 355 students
    0.7 miles
    610 West 4th St
    Buchanan, MI 49107
    (269) 695-8406
    0.7 5-7 355

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