James R. Tate Elementary School

James R. Tate Elementary School serves 419 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the AR average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 37%.
James R. Tate Elementary School operates within the Van Buren School District.

School Overview

The student population of 419 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 419 students
James R. Tate Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % James R. Tate Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
James R. Tate Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade James R. Tate Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
James R. Tate Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
2%
1%
James R. Tate Elementary School American Indian Students (2002-2014)
Asian
2%
1%
James R. Tate Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
12%
11%
James R. Tate Elementary School Black Students (1991-2014)
Black
4%
21%
James R. Tate Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
79%
63%
James R. Tate Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
1%
2%
James R. Tate Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups James R. Tate Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AR All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The 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.
0.36 0.31
James R. Tate Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
71%
52%
James R. Tate Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
10%
James R. Tate Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,942 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,879 is less than the state average of $10,220. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,065 is less than the state average of $10,673. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District Name Van Buren School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed 5,942 953
Van Buren   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $59 MM $10 MM
Van Buren   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $60 MM $10 MM
Van Buren   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,879 $10,220
Van Buren   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,065 $10,673
Van Buren   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Van Buren High School (4.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Butterfield Junior High School (4.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is J. J. Izard Elementary School (3.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Van BurenJ. J. Izard Elementary School
    3.4 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 393 students501 North 24th St
    Van BurenAR 72956
    (479)474-3150
    3.4KG-5393
  • Van BurenKing Elementary School
    3.6 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 553 students400 North 19th St
    Van BurenAR 72956
    (479)474-2661
    3.6PK-5553
  • Van BurenButterfield Junior High School
    4.1 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 686 students310 North 11th St
    Van BurenAR 72956
    (479)474-6838
    4.16-8686
  • Van BurenVan Buren High School
    4.1 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1816 students2001 Pointer Trail
    Van BurenAR 72956
    (479)474-6821
    4.19-121816
  • AlmaAlma Middle School
    4.3 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 796 students706 Hwy 64 East
    AlmaAR 72921
    (479)632-2168
    4.36-8796

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