James R. Tate Elementary School

James R. Tate Elementary School serves 445 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% 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.

Overview

The student population of 445 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 445 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 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 16:1 13:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
2%
1%
Hispanic
16%
10%
Black
3%
23%
White
78%
63%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.37 0.31
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.
69%
52%
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.
8%
9%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,211 students has grown by 21% over five years.
School District Name Van Buren School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed 7,211 925
District Total Revenue $57 MM $9 MM
District Spending $58 MM $10 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,575 $9,870
District Spending / Student $9,650 $10,243
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Van Buren High School (4.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Central Middle School (3.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is J. J. Izard Elementary School (3.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Van BurenJ. J. Izard Elementary School
    501 North 24th St
    Van BurenAR 72956
    (479)474-3150
    3.4 mi | 384 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Van BurenCentral Middle School
    913 North 24th St
    Van BurenAR 72956
    (479)474-7059
    3.4 mi | 472 students | Gr. 5-6                      
  • Van BurenKing Elementary School
    Magnet School
    400 North 19th St
    Van BurenAR 72956
    (479)474-2661
    Magnet School

    3.6 mi | 535 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Van BurenVan Buren High School
    2001 Pointer Trail
    Van BurenAR 72956
    (479)474-6821
    4.1 mi | 1796 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Van BurenButterfield Junior High School
    310 North 11th St
    Van BurenAR 72956
    (479)474-6838
    4.1 mi | 699 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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