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  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Diversity
    B-
  3. Teachers
    A-
James Buchanan Middle School is a public school located in Mercersburg, PA. It has 601 students in grades 6-8 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 39% of students are at least proficient in math and 64% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
64%
Percent Proficient - Math
39%
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Living in the Area
  1. Cost of Living
    B+
  2. Good for Families
    B-
  3. Housing
    B-
Median Household Income
$59,669
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$916
National
$949
Median Home Value
$147,100
National
$184,700

Students

Diversity
B-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
601
Free or Reduced Lunch
42%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$67,510
Teachers in First/Second Year
12%
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James Buchanan is a great, dedicated school that is focused on its students. I would however like to see more activities that are sports related going on at James Buchanan Middle School.
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The academics could be a lot better, but most students just don't care.
The experience was good, but I wouldn't go back because of how rude some of the students are.