Buchanan Virtual Academy

  • Buchanan Virtual Academy serves 56 students in grades 5-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 21-39% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Buchanan Virtual Academy's student population of 56 students has grown by 24% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-12
Total Students56 students
Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Buchanan Virtual Academy by grade.

School Comparison

  • Buchanan Virtual Academy's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 8:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Buchanan Virtual Academy is 0.29, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#1081 out of 3,159 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Buchanan Virtual Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Buchanan Virtual Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:118:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Hispanic
6%
8%
Black
1%
18%
White
84%
66%
Two or more races
8%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Buchanan Virtual Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.290.28
Graduation Rate21-39%
85%
Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
40%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBuchanan Community s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Buchanan Buchanan Step Up Alternative School
    Grades: K-12 | 28 students
    0.0 miles
    401 West Chicago Street
    Buchanan, MI 49107
    (269)695-8401
    0.0 K-12 28
  • Buchanan Buchanan High School
    Grades: 8-12 | 547 students
    0.1 miles
    401 West Chicago St
    Buchanan, MI 49107
    (269)695-8403
    0.1 8-12 547
  • Buchanan Ottawa Elementary School
    Grades: K-1 | 233 students
    0.3 miles
    109 Ottawa St
    Buchanan, MI 49107
    (269)695-8409
    0.3 K-1 233
  • Buchanan Moccasin Elementary School
    Grades: 2-4 | 341 students
    0.6 miles
    410 Moccasin St
    Buchanan, MI 49107
    (269)695-8408
    0.6 2-4 341
  • Buchanan Buchanan Middle School
    Grades: 5-7 | 360 students
    0.7 miles
    610 West 4th St
    Buchanan, MI 49107
    (269)695-8406
    0.7 5-7 360

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