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BUCHANAN EL SCH

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Buchanan El Sch Overview

Buchanan El Sch is a part of the Chambersburg Area Sd school district in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. As of our last data update the school employs 17.40 full-time teachers. There are 317 students of which 127 receive a free lunch and 33 receive a price-reduced lunch.

Testing data (where available), resources, graphs, county-level educational attainment, and more can be located below. We also appreciate and encourage students, teachers, and family members to submit additional information, reviews, and comments below.

School Address

BUCHANAN EL SCH
730 EAST WASHINGTON ST
CHAMBERSBURG, PA 17201

Mailing Address

BUCHANAN EL SCH
730 E WASHINGTON ST
CHAMBERSBURG, PA 17201

General Information

Level: Primary / Elementary School
District: Chambersburg Area Sd
Phone Number: 717-261-3432
School ID: 420555002192
Full-time Teachers: 17.40
Total Students: 317
Eligible for Free Lunch: 127
Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 33

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School Notes

This school has a student to teacher ratio of 18.22 students per full-time teacher compared to the Pennsylvania average of 14.75 students per full-time teacher.

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Students, Teachers, and Free Lunch graphs

Number of Students 1

Full-time Teachers 1

Free Lunch Eligible 1

Legend mark for school points - Buchanan El Sch Values
Legend mark for state points - Pennsylvania Average Values
Legend mark for national points - National Average Values

*Values of 0 in the graphs above are typically indicative of missing or erroneous data.
The 2011-2012 school year is the most recently available data provided by the federal government for the above topics (total students, FTE teachers, and free lunches). More recent data if often available via the state's Department of Education link located in the 'Government Resources' box above.


Assessment Testing Scores and Results

Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA)
GradeStudents TestedAdvanced MathProficient MathBasic MathBelow Basic Math
3 44 27.3% 43.2% 22.7% 6.8%
4 47 31.9% 42.6% 17.0% 8.5%
5 46 47.8% 39.1% 6.5% 6.5%
GradeStudents TestedAdvanced ReadingProficient ReadingBasic ReadingBelow Basic Reading
3 44 27.3% 52.3% 2.3% 18.2%
4 47 10.6% 57.4% 6.4% 25.5%
5 47 27.7% 40.4% 17.0% 14.9%
GradeStudents TestedAdvanced ScienceProficient ScienceBasic ScienceBelow Basic Science
4 47 31.9% 48.9% 14.9% 4.3%
GradeStudents TestedAdvanced WritingProficient WritingBasic WritingBelow Basic Writing
5 47 0.0% 57.4% 40.4% 2.1%

*Denotes a value that is not applicable (e.g. too few scores to be statistically significant).
Source: Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) 2011-2012 - http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/school_assessments/7442

* Denotes data that was either not reported or not applicable

Previous Assessment Test Results

Test and Grade Level Proficient or better 2010-2011 Proficient or better 2011-2012
Math: All Students60-64%70-74%
Reading and Language Arts: All Students60-64%65-69%
Math: All Female55-59%70-74%
Reading and Language Arts: All Female65-69%65-69%
Math: All Male60-64%70-74%
Reading and Language Arts: All Male60-64%70-74%
Math: 3rd Grade70-79%60-69%
Reading and Language Arts: 3rd Grade70-79%70-79%
Math: 4th Grade60-69%70-79%
Reading and Language Arts: 4th Grade60-69%60-69%
Math: 5th Grade40-49%80-89%
Reading and Language Arts: 5th Grade50-59%60-69%
Notes:
>= means greater than or equal to
<= means less than or equal to
< means less than

Educational Attainment for Franklin County (25 and Older)

Overall Educational Attainment

Male Educational Attainment

Female Educational Attainment

  1. Percent of Group without a HS Diploma
  2. Percent of Group with a HS Diploma or HS Equivalency
  3. Percent of Group with Some College Education (including associate's degrees)
  4. Percent of Group with a Bachelor's Degree or Higher

Income by Educational Attainment for Franklin County (25 and Older)

Overall Income by Educational Attainment

Male Income by Educational Attainment

Female Income by Educational Attainment

  1. Median Income of Group without a HS diploma
  2. Median Income of Group with a HS Diploma or HS Equivalency
  3. Median Income of Group with Some College Education (including associate's degrees)
  4. Median Income of Group with a Bachelor's Degree
  5. Median Income of Group with a Professional Degree

Reviews and Ratings for BUCHANAN EL SCH

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Compare to Nearby Schools:

Chambersburg Area Shs

511 South 6th St Chambersburg, PA 17201
Distance: ~0 miles

Coldbrook El Sch

756 South Coldbrook Ave Chambersburg, PA 17201
Distance: ~1 miles

Chambersburg Area Ms South

1151 East Mckinley St Chambersburg, PA 17201
Distance: ~1 miles

Stevens El Sch

800 Hollywell Ave Chambersburg, PA 17201
Distance: ~1 miles

Benjamin Chambers El Sch

481 North Franklin St Chambersburg, PA 17201
Distance: ~1 miles

Chambersburg Area Ms North

1957 Scotland Ave Chambersburg, PA 17201
Distance: ~2 miles

Closest Public Library Systems:

Franklin County Library System

101 Ragged Edge Road South Chambersburg, PA 17202
Distance: ~3 miles

Shippensburg Public Library

73 W King St Shippensburg, PA 17257
Distance: ~10 miles

Alexander Hamilton Memorial Free Library

45 East Main Street Waynesboro, PA 17268
Distance: ~13 miles

Sources:
1. NCES Common Core of Data 2008-2012 - http://nces.ed.gov/ccd/
Educational Attainment: U.S. Census Bureau, 2009-2013 5-Year American Community Survey