James Buchanan Elementary School

340 South West End Ave, Lancaster, PA 17603 | (717) 291-6151
  • Grades: KG-6
  • Student Enrollment: 447
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 340 S West End Ave, Lancaster, PA 17603
  • Principal or Admin: Debra Leese
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Lancaster School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $11,059
  • Graduation Rate: 60.3%
  • Dropout Rate: 10.3%
  • Students Per Teacher: 13.3
  • Enrolled Students: 11,011

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 447
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 23.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 222 (49.7%)
  • Females: 225 (50.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 60 (13.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 224 (50.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 284 (63.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
James Buchanan Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For James Buchanan Elementary School
  Number Percent
1st Grade5813.0%
2nd Grade6213.9%
3rd Grade8719.5%
4th Grade6815.2%
5th Grade6013.4%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
Source: PA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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