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1001 W Bearss Ave

Tampa, FL 33613

(813) 975-7600

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 750

Students Per Teacher: 11

Parent Reviews

18 Parent Reviews for Buchanan Middle School

The staff and teachers are very helpful, the school is always clean and the classes are easy to find.

Posted by a parent on 09/27/13

Our experience was very good! The principal and staff are phenomenal, honestly I don't know how they do it everyday! Mr. Zent (retired) had a connection with the his students that is beyond words. I hope and wish nothing but the best for this school. United we stand, divided we fall.

Posted by a parent on 08/28/13

Wow! The atrocious grammar, writing skills, spelling and lack of punctuation seen in most of these reviews from both students and teachers alike should give anyone a clue as to just how bad this school is!

Posted by a other on 12/28/12

I went to this school in the 80's and the principal used to beat kids with a big wooden paddle. She hit me so hard once that I still have lower back problems to this day. Also the teachers were so inattentive and self-absorbed that not one of them picked up on the fact that I was already an abused ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 12/27/12

This school has turned around considerably in the last few years. Administrators and teachers appear to be very invested in the students.

Posted by a parent on 07/27/11

This school was horrible in the years of 2007-2008. losts of students faught,dropped out of school and once set the bathroom on fire.later in 2008-2009...we got a new principle and new teachers.the music program is was incredible and teachers worked their hardest to teach kids but we only had a few ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 12/01/10

This school is great im a 6th grader and i already learned so much. The teachers are really nice and i made great friends. All the rumors about this school ain't true and i was scared to come here but i finally got over it and now im glad i came I LOVE BUCHANAN!!! HAve a grreat year buchaneers!!!!

Posted by a student on 03/27/10

This school is the best school in the world. My stuedent is doing so great all striaght 'a' im so proud

Posted by a parent on 10/18/09

(a student point of veiw) i am a sudent at buchanan middle school and this is my last year there honestly i dont like it that much are school is poor so we never get to do anything the only dance we have is the eigth grade dance only avid and stem classes can go on field trips everyone else has to wait ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 01/25/09

I am a teacher at this school and have enjoyed myself up to this point. I have been in three different counties and at 4 different middle schools. Buchanan has been by far my best experience. I have noticed that many parents in the recent years have started to forget how different and difficult teaching ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 11/17/08

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Test scores for Buchanan Middle School

FCAT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Buchanan Middle School
Hillsborough County Public Schools
* In 2011-2012 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) to test students in grades 4, 8 and 10 in writing. The Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills needed to progress through school. The FCAT writing exam is scored on a scale of 1 to 6. The state considers a score of 3 or above as meeting state standards.

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Tampa schools — Buchanan Middle School is located at 1001 W Bearss Ave, Tampa FL 33613. 1001 W Bearss Ave is in the 33613 ZIP code in Tampa, FL The school district for Buchanan Middle School is the Hillsborough County Public Schools. Buchanan Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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