East Buchanan High School

414 5th St North
Winthrop, IA 50682
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
East Buchanan High School serves 185 students in grades 9-12.
East Buchanan High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-69% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 69%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-79% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

East Buchanan High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

East Buchanan High School's student population of 185 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students185 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Rankings

East Buchanan High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,227 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of East Buchanan High School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#661 out of 1227 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-69%
69%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-79%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
3%
11%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
93%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.130.41
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEast Buchanan Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to East Buchanan High School is Independence Junior Senior High School (7.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is East Buchanan Middle School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is East Buchanan Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Winthrop East Buchanan Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 321 students
    0.0 miles
    414 5th St North
    Winthrop, IA 50682
    (319) 935-3660
    0 PK-5 321
  • Winthrop East Buchanan Middle School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 132 students
    0.0 miles
    414 5th St North
    Winthrop, IA 50682
    (319) 935-3367
    0 6-8 132
  • Independence Independence Junior Senior High School Math: 77% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 703 students
    7.8 miles
    700 20th Ave Sw
    Independence, IA 50644
    (319) 334-7405
    7.8 7-12 703
  • Independence Early Childhood Center
    Grades: PK | 45 students
    8.4 miles
    1011 1st St W
    Independence, IA 50644
    (319) 334-4780
    8.4 PK 45
  • Independence East Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 280 students
    8.5 miles
    1103 First Street West
    Independence, IA 50644
    (319) 334-7425
    8.5 K-2 280

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