PROFICIENCY 51% 34% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
50%Murrieta Valley Unified

Daniel N. Buchanan Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Murrieta Valley Unified" in Murrieta, CA. There are a total of 998 students and 38 teachers at Daniel N. Buchanan Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 27 to 1. There are a total of 329 free lunch students and 91 reduced lunch students.

Daniel N. Buchanan Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 51.0%, which is 34% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio27:1
Free lunch329
Reduced lunch91


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

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 Daniel N. Buchanan Elementary, 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

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

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.

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Daniel N. Buchanan Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian n/a 46.5% 24.1% 51.1%
African American n/a 6.1% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a 8.1% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 32.5% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 0.5% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 0.6% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 5.6% 3.1% 3.1%

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Murrieta demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)3,23223291
Median age33.936.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)60%52%55%
Speak English78%56%79%
Speak Spanish13%29%13%

Education level achieved in Murrieta

Completed 8th grade90.6%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school90.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college69.9%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree38.2%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors28.7%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.9%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.8%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.6%1.3%
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