Buchanan is a PreK - 5th grade elementary school with an enrollment of 470 students (2014-2015). Buchanan's special programs are something to "roar" about: Accelerated Reader, BEST for Pre-K, Compass Learning, K-3 Initiative, Manners of the Heart, LSU field experience teachers, as well as a music, dance, and a beginning and advanced strings program.
Buchanan is also a Gifted/Scholastic Academy and Talented site. Special programs include: Gifted self-contained classrooms, ScholasticAcademy classes, Talented Visual Art, Talented Music, and Talented Theatre.
2012 - 2013 Buchanan Volunteers of the Year April Waters - Sams Club Robert Kennon - First Presbyterian Church Reading Friends
Diane Atkins, (left) Assoc. Superintendent presents certificate to Michele Fraser 2012-2013 Buchanan Elementary Teacher of the Year EBRP Reception
Navya Murugesan 2012 - 2013 5th Grade Buchanan Elementary Student of the Year & 3rd place 2013 Louisiana Regional Scripps National Spelling Bee Winner with Superintendent Dr. Bernard Taylor