Van Buren County Public Schools

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High Schools
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Elementary
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Pre-K
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There are 4 public schools in Van Buren County, Iowa, serving 980 students.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa state average of 19%.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is less than the state average of 14:1.

Van Buren County Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • BonparteHarmony Elementary School
    602 Eighth St
    BonparteIA52620
    (319)592-3235
    199 students | Gr. PK-6
  • FarmingtonHarmony Junior Senior High School
    33727 Route J40
    FarmingtonIA52626
    (319)592-3192
    133 students | Gr. 7-12
  • DoudsVan Buren Community Elementary School
    14574 Jefferson St
    DoudsIA52551
    (641)936-4321
    352 students | Gr. PK-6
  • KeosauquaVan Buren Community High School
    405 4th St
    KeosauquaIA52565
    (319)293-3183
    296 students | Gr. 7-12

County Statistics

About Van Buren County County Statistics (IA) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 8,218 people 2,998,463 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 17% 22%
Median Household Income $41,683 $48,894
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Did You Know?
Van Buren County, IA 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 0.11, which is lower than the Iowa average of 0.34. The most diverse school district in Van Buren County is Covert Public Schools School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Iowa or in the USA.