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Buchanan Elementary School (leave a review)
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+1 (225) 343-4585

1222 East Buchanan

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

70802

About Buchanan Elementary School
Prekindergarten - 5th Grade

Buchanan Elementary School is one of 86 schools found in the East Baton Rouge Parish district of Louisiana.

A relatively average sized school, it has an enrolment of 361 students from Prekindergarten to 5th Grade and is classified as a regular school.

In recent years, the pupil population has remained static. Alongside this, the number of teachers has remained static over a similar timeframe.

At Buchanan Elementary School, the average teaching salary of $50,399 is higher than the Louisiana state average of $48,011.

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Local Area
Students by Year Group
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Funding

Funding per pupil

$12,083.00

Title I eligible school

School-wide program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches

181

Reduced price lunches

0

The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Buchanan Elementary School 361$12,083$50,3990.46
McKinley Senior High School (0.15 miles) 1419$9,098$59,8220.27
Polk Elementary School (0.35 miles) 172$17,6448$55,7700.34
McKinley Middle Magnet School (0.63 miles) 761$8,664$53,9910.34
Southdowns School (1.35 miles) 91$46,4963$52,2160.46
The Dufrocq School (1.44 miles) 667$9,575$53,4760.24

Buchanan Elementary School

Number of pupils361
Funding per pupil$12,083
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary$50,399
Diversity index0.46

McKinley Senior High School (0.15 miles)

Number of pupils1419
Funding per pupil$9,098
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary$59,822
Diversity index0.27

Polk Elementary School (0.35 miles)

Number of pupils172
Funding per pupil$17,644
Pupils per teacher8
Average teacher salary$55,770
Diversity index0.34

McKinley Middle Magnet School (0.63 miles)

Number of pupils761
Funding per pupil$8,664
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary$53,991
Diversity index0.34

Southdowns School (1.35 miles)

Number of pupils91
Funding per pupil$46,496
Pupils per teacher3
Average teacher salary$52,216
Diversity index0.46

The Dufrocq School (1.44 miles)

Number of pupils667
Funding per pupil$9,575
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary$53,476
Diversity index0.24
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Rankings within Louisiana
There are 1,400 schools in Louisiana. Rankings don't always go up to 1,400 because some schools have missing data.
927thlargest school
430thhighest average teaching salary
880thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
922ndhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
614thhighest diversity index
93rdhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Prekindergarten - 5th Grade: 6 hours

Kindergarten: 177 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 177 days

12th Grade: 177 days

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