Buckman Elementary School

320 Se 16th Ave
Portland, OR 97214
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 400 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Buckman Elementary School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Oregon for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is higher than the Oregon state average of 31%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Oregon state average of 44%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Oregon state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Oregon state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 400 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • : Top 30% in OR
  • : 35-39% (Top 30%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Buckman Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Oregon for:

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School Overview

Buckman Elementary School's student population of 400 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
400 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Buckman Elementary School ranks within the top 30% of all 1,196 schools in Oregon (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Buckman Elementary School is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (OR)
#263 out of 1196 schools
(Top 30%)
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35-39%
31%
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55-59%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
13%
25%
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Black
5%
2%
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White
68%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
12%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Buckman Elementary School's ranking?
Buckman Elementary School is ranked #263 out of 1,196 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Oregon.
What schools are Buckman Elementary School often compared to?
Buckman Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Atkinson Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 31% OR state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% OR state average).
How many students attend Buckman Elementary School?
400 students attend Buckman Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
68% of Buckman Elementary School students are White, 13% of students are Hispanic, 12% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Buckman Elementary School?
Buckman Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is equal to the Oregon state average of 17:1.
What grades does Buckman Elementary School offer ?
Buckman Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Buckman Elementary School part of?
Buckman Elementary School is part of Portland SD 1j School District.
In what neighborhood is Buckman Elementary School located?
Buckman Elementary School is located in the Southeast Portland neighborhood of Portland, OR. There are 9 other public schools located in Southeast Portland.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 400 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 35-39% (Top 30%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

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