Buchanan High School



Buchanan High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Buchanan High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 122
9 106
10 121
11 112
12 107

Buchanan High School is a public high school of the Buchanan Community School District located in Buchanan, MI. It has 568 students in grades 8th through 12th. Buchanan High School is the 334th largest public high school in Michigan and the 9,769th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.3 to 1.

Total Students: 568
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,769th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Michigan: 334th out of 1,189
Student/Teacher Rank in Michigan: 378th out of 1,154
Full Time Teacher Rank in Michigan: 290th out of 1,154

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Buchanan High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 303
(53%)
337
(54%)
 Female 265
(47%)
291
(46%)

Buchanan High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 486
(86%)
537
(86%)
 Black 30
(5%)
34
(5%)
 Two or More 28
(5%)
31
(5%)
 Hispanic 17
(3%)
19
(3%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Buchanan High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 381
(67%)
408
(65%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 154
(27%)
184
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(6%)
36
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Buchanan High School is ranked 417th out of 1,183 ranked schools in Michigan, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Buchanan High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (32.9%) is slightly lower than the state average of 44.3%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Buchanan High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 527
2006 542
2007 541
2008 500
2009 491
2010 474
2011 601
2012 606
2013 595
2014 568
2015 568

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.7
2006 17.5
2007 18.9
2008 17.6
2009 18
2010 20.5
2011 20.4
2012 20.9
2013 19.6
2014 18.9
2015 17.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.31878557874763
2006 0.2619926199262
2007 0.28650646950092
2008 0.306
2009 0.37678207739308
2010 0.39029535864979
2011 0.41098169717138
2012 0.43234323432343
2013 0.42689075630252
2014 0.46478873239437
2015 0.32922535211268

Compare Buchanan High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,730.0% 17.3:1
 
1,841.8% 18.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 32.9%
 
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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