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There are 9 public schools managed by Van Buren Public Schools School District serving 5,218 students in Belleville, MI.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Michigan state average of 33%.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is more than the state average of 18:1.

Van Buren Public Schools School District Public Schools

Overview
(Van Buren Public Schools) Stats (MI) State Statistics
# of Students 5,218 1,533,660 students
# of Teachers 248 83,702 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio 21 18:1
# of Male Students 2,628 770,771 students
% Male Students 50.4 50.3%
# of Female Students 2,590 762,889 students
% Female Students 49.6 49.7%
Students by Ethnicity:
# of American Indian Students 15 students 11,982 students
% American Indian Students
0.3% 0.8%
# of Asian Students 85 42,173 students
% Asian Students
1.6% 2.7%
# of Hispanic Students 145 students 93,890 students
% Hispanic Students
2.8% 6.1%
# of Black Students 2,138 students 286,259 students
% Black Students
41.0% 18.7%
# of White Students 2,796 students 1,064,313 students
% White Students
54% 69%
# of Other Students 39 students 35,043 students
% of Other Students
1% 2%
 
Students by Grade:
# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: n/a n/a
# of Students in Kindergarten: 325 students 107,412 students
# of Students in 1st Grade: 447 students 112,207 students
# of Students in 2nd Grade: 398 students 113,648 students
# of Students in 3rd Grade: 374 students 111,754 students
# of Students in 4th Grade: 388 students 112,372 students
# of Students in 5th Grade: 403 students 115,675 students
# of Students in 6th Grade: 352 students 117,691 students
# of Students in 7th Grade: 426 students 117,794 students
# of Students in 8th Grade: 396 students students 118,621 students
# of Students in 9th Grade: 487 students students 129,572 students
# of Students in 10th Grade: 488 students students 129,881 students
# of Students in 11th Grade: 378 students students 119,480 students
# of Students in 12th Grade: 356 students students 120,092 students
# of Ungraded Students: n/a 7,461 students
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Did You Know?
Van Buren Public Schools School District public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of .59, which is higher than the Michigan average of . The most diverse school in the district is . Read more about public school diversity statistics in Michigan or in the USA.