Top 10 Best Van Buren Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 5,700 students in Van Buren, AR (there are 1 private school, serving 22 private students). 100% of all K-12 students in Van Buren, AR are educated in public schools (compared to the AR state average of 94%).
The top ranked public schools in Van Buren, AR are Parkview Elementary School, Northridge Middle School and Rena Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Van Buren, AR public schools have an average math proficiency score of 41% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 37% statewide average). Schools in Van Buren have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of Arkansas public schools.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arkansas public school average of 41% (majority Black).

Best Van Buren, AR Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Parkview Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
605 Parkview St
Van Buren, AR 72956
(479) 474-8730
Grades: K-5
| 369 students
Rank: #22.
Northridge Middle School
Math: 54% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
120 Northridge Dr
Van Buren, AR 72956
(479) 471-3126
Grades: 6-8
| 700 students
Rank: #33.
Rena Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
720 Rena Rd
Van Buren, AR 72956
(479) 471-3190
Grades: K-5
| 423 students
Rank: #44.
Oliver Springs Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
505 Northridge Drive East
Van Buren, AR 72956
(479) 471-3120
Grades: K-5
| 423 students
Rank: #55.
King Elementary School
Math: 44% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
400 N 19th St
Van Buren, AR 72956
(479) 474-2661
Grades: PK-5
| 445 students
Rank: #66.
Van Buren Freshman Academy
Math: 30% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
821 Pointer Trail
Van Buren, AR 72956
(479) 471-3160
Grades: 9
| 442 students
Rank: #77.
Van Buren High School
Math: 25% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2001 Pointer Trail
Van Buren, AR 72956
(479) 474-6821
Grades: 10-12
| 1,139 students
Rank: #88.
Butterfield Trail Middle School
Math: 38% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
310 N 11th St
Van Buren, AR 72956
(479) 474-6838
Grades: 6-8
| 636 students
Rank: #99.
River Valley Virtual Academy
Charter School
Math: 27% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
821 Pointer Trail
Van Buren, AR 72956
(479) 471-3165
Grades: K-12
| 230 students
Rank: #1010.
Central Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
501 N 24th St
Van Buren, AR 72956
(479) 474-3150
Grades: K-5
| 448 students
Rank: #1111.
James R. Tate Elem. School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
406 Catcher Rd
Van Buren, AR 72956
(479) 471-3130
Grades: PK-5
| 445 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Van Buren, Arkansas

Van Buren, Arkansas Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
913 North 24th St
Van Buren, AR 72956
(479) 474-7059
Grades: 5-6
| 472 students
301 Mt Vista Ave
Van Buren, AR 72956
(479) 474-6918
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
501 N 24th St
Van Buren, AR 72956
(479) 471-3150
Grades: K-12
| 108 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Van Buren, AR?
The top ranked public schools in Van Buren, AR include Parkview Elementary School, Northridge Middle School and Rena Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Van Buren, AR?
11 public schools are located in Van Buren, AR.
What percentage of students in Van Buren, AR go to public school?
100% of all K-12 students in Van Buren, AR are educated in public schools (compared to the AR state average of 94%).
What is the racial composition of students in Van Buren, AR?
Van Buren, AR public schools minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arkansas public schools average of 41% (majority Black).

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