We are the best and we expect the best!
We will be back to school on August 9, 2018!
See you soon!
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Our vision for Buchanan Elementary is to become an “A” school of excellence by providing a nurturing foundation that promotes and inspires leadership and diversified academic success for all stakeholders through their strengths, talents, and gifts to ensure that our students are on track to a college degree or professional career and prepared to compete and lead in their community and a global world.
Believe ~ Achieve ~ Succeed
Here at Buchanan Elementary, our goals are to believe, achieve, and succeed in a culturally diverse world and grow as independent thinkers, life-long learners, and engaged scholars who inspire leadership and greatness that is exemplary and beyond.
We are the best and we expect the best! One team one mission where the best keeps getting better!
SCHOOL COLORS: Blue and Gold
We are proud to announce that we have two of our students that have won the Red Stick Bicentennial Art Contest. In 1st place was Sofia B. (3rd grade) and in 2nd place was Sitan G. (5th grade).
District Day was also a success for our Jr. Beta Club! We placed 1st place in Book Battle , T-shirt design, and Special Talent . We also won 3rd place for the Quiz Bowl . Our Tower of Power Team did very well! We are super proud of their teamwork, leadership, and dedication!
Buchanan Elementary is a pre-kindergarten through fifth grade elementary school.
Buchanan’s special programs are among the best:
- Accelerated Reader & LSU’s Literacy Lagniappe
- BEST for Pre-Kindergarten
- Music, Dance, and Strings programs
- Clubs and a designated Club Day
- PACE (Providing an Accelerated Curriculum Early) For more information about PACE click the following link: http://schools.ebrschools.org/buchananelementary/pace/
Buchanan is also a Gifted and Talented school site. Programs include:
- Gifted Self-Contained Classrooms
- Scholastic Academy Classes
- Talented Visual Art
- Talented Music
- Talented Theater
Find Our School
Buchanan Elementary has also been adopted by a few sponsors:
Neely United Methodist Church
Boys and Girls Club
Our VIPS sponsor is now Mrs. Sylvia Weatherspoon.
1222 East Buchanan Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70802 • Telephone: 225.343.4585 • Fax: 225.343.4673 • Principal Charlotte Britten
The Hearts Extended Club Donation Drive was a HUGE SUCCESS!! We received 1, 078 toiletry items for the Woman’s Homeless Shelter. We also collected 51 purses from teachers and staff. Thank you to everyone who helped make it a success!