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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 3 public high schools managed by Buchanan Community School District serving 631 students in Buchanan, Michigan.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Michigan state average of 34%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is less than the state average of 18:1.

Buchanan Community School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Buchanan Buchanan High School
    401 West Chicago St
    Buchanan, MI 49107
    (269)695-8403

    Grades: 8-12 | 547 students
  • Buchanan Buchanan Step Up Alternative School
    401 West Chicago Street
    Buchanan, MI 49107
    (269)695-8401

    Grades: K-12 | 28 students
  • Buchanan Buchanan Virtual Academy
    401 W Chicago St
    Buchanan, MI 49107
    (269)695-8400

    Grades: 5-12 | 56 students

Overview

School District NameBuchanan Community School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students1,565 students
# of Teachers88 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio17:1
# of Male Students765 students
% Male Students
49%
# of Female Students800 students
% Female Students
51%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.26
# of American Indian Students12 students
% American Indian Students
1%
# of Asian Students4 students
% Asian Students
n/a
# of Hispanic Students53 students
% Hispanic Students
3%
# of Black Students65 students
% Black Students
4%
# of White Students1,338 students
% White Students
85%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students93 students
% of Two or more races Students
6%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: -
# of Students in Kindergarten:109
# of Students in 1st Grade:124
# of Students in 2nd Grade:108
# of Students in 3rd Grade:116
# of Students in 4th Grade:117
# of Students in 5th Grade:119
# of Students in 6th Grade:112
# of Students in 7th Grade:131
# of Students in 8th Grade:118
# of Students in 9th Grade:128
# of Students in 10th Grade:122
# of Students in 11th Grade:133
# of Students in 12th Grade:128
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Buchanan Community School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 855 school districts in Michigan (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 80-84% has decreased from 85-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Buchanan Community School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate80-84%
85%
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Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $9,597 in this school district is less than the state average of $12,544. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $9,538 is less than the state average of $12,533. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MI)
Total Revenue$15 MM$9 MM
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Spending$15 MM$9 MM
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Revenue / Student$9,597$12,544
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Spending / Student$9,538$12,533
This chart display average spending per public school student in Buchanan Community School District and average spending per public school student in MI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Did You Know?
Buchanan Community School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.26, which is lower than the Michigan average of 0.28. The most diverse school in the district is Ottawa Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Michigan or national school diversity statistics.