PROFICIENCY 55% 30% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #1 of 6 in Buchanan
  • Ranked #71 of 4371 in Michigan
Proficiency Averages
50%Buchanan
42%Michigan

Buchanan High School is a school servicing grades 8 to 12 and is located in the district of "Buchanan Community School District" in Buchanan, MI. There are a total of 569 students and 34 teachers at Buchanan High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1.

Buchanan High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 54.5%, which is 30% higher than the Michigan average.

Buchanan High School location

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students569
Teachers34
Student/Teacher ratio17:1

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment0
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses0
Passing no courses0

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Buchanan High School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All44%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
845-49%
High School40-44%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All65%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
865-69%
High School60-64%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

Buchanan High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMichiganNational
White 81.7% 84.4% 71.5% 51.1%
Black 8.2% 5.2% 14.9% 15.9%
Asian 0.7% 0.7% 3.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 2.3% 2.3% 6.3% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.2% 0.9% 0.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 5.5% 6.3% 3.2% 3.1%

Buchanan demographics profile

StatisticBuchananMichiganNational
Population4,3889,986,857328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,74017891
Median age37.139.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%55%55%
Speak English91%91%79%
Speak Spanish3%3%13%

Education level achieved in Buchanan

IndexBuchananMichiganNational
Completed 8th grade83.3%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school83.2%85.9%83.0%
Completed some college47.9%60.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.2%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.0%27.4%30.3%
Completed masters4.4%10.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.5%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Buchanan High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.