Buchanan Elementary School

1222 East Buchanan, Baton Rouge, LA 70802 | (225) 343-4585
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 462
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Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Josephine Batiste
  • Fax: (225) 343-4673
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
  • Magnet School
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 462
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 33.3
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 243 (52.6%)
  • Females: 219 (47.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 25 (5.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 302 (65.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 327 (70.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Buchanan Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.4%
Black34674.9%
Asian4610.0%
Hispanic40.9%
White6413.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Buchanan Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten194.1%
Kindergarten7516.2%
1st Grade7115.4%
2nd Grade6714.5%
3rd Grade7315.8%
4th Grade8819.0%
5th Grade6914.9%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 54%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:46%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 16 Years
  • Average Salary: $43,371
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Buchanan Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$36,40233%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$46,85567%
Source: LA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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