James R. Tate Elementary School

  • James R. Tate Elementary School serves 420 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the AR average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 39%.
  • James R. Tate Elementary School operates within the Van Buren School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 420 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students420 students
James R. Tate Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %James R. Tate Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
James R. Tate Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeJames R. Tate Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
James R. Tate Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
1%
1%
James R. Tate Elementary School American Indian Students (2002-2015)
Asian
4%
2%
James R. Tate Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
14%
12%
James R. Tate Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
3%
21%
James R. Tate Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
77%
61%
James R. Tate Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
1%
2%
James R. Tate Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2010-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsJames R. Tate Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAR 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.
0.390.57
James R. Tate Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
68%
53%
James R. Tate Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
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.
12%
9%
James R. Tate Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Van Buren School District's student population of 5,908 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,752 in this district is less than the state average of $10,220. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,936 is less than the state average of $10,673. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameVan Buren School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed5,908913
Van Buren School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$59 MM$10 MM
Van Buren School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$60 MM$10 MM
Van Buren School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,752$10,220
Van Buren School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,936$10,673
Van Buren School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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