Top 10 Best Van Buren County Public Preschools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 11 public preschools serving 3,302 students in Van Buren County, MI.
The top ranked public preschools in Van Buren County, MI are Bert Goens Learning Center, Gobles Elementary School and Lawton Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Van Buren County, MI public preschools have an average math proficiency score of 33% (versus the Michigan public pre school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 38% (versus the 40% statewide average). Pre schools in Van Buren County have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Michigan public pre schools.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Michigan public preschool average of 38% (majority Black).

Best Public Preschools in Van Buren County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Bert Goens Learning Center
Special Education School
(Math: 60-79% | Reading: ≥80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
701 South Paw Paw St
Lawrence, MI 49064
(269) 674-8091
Grades: PK-12
| 75 students
Rank: #22.
Gobles Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
409 North State St
Gobles, MI 49055
(269) 628-9445
Grades: PK-5
| 361 students
Rank: #33.
Lawton Elementary School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
100 Primary Way
Lawton, MI 49065
(269) 624-7501
Grades: PK-5
| 436 students
Rank: #44.
Lincoln School
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
500 Elkenburg St
South Haven, MI 49090
(269) 637-0540
Grades: PK-3
| 230 students
Rank: #55.
Maple Grove Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
72399 12th Ave
South Haven, MI 49090
(269) 637-0500
Grades: PK-3
| 305 students
Rank: #66.
South Walnut Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
309 South Walnut St
Bangor, MI 49013
(269) 427-6863
Grades: PK-4
| 331 students
Rank: #77.
Cedar Street Community And Family Center
Alternative School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
555 Cedar St
Paw Paw, MI 49079
(269) 415-5700
Grades: PK-12
| 112 students
Rank: #88.
Covert Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
35323 M 140 Hwy
Covert, MI 49043
(269) 764-3739
Grades: PK-5
| 155 students
56720 Murray St
Mattawan, MI 49071
(269) 668-3361
Grades: K
| 78 students
Rank: n/an/a
56720 Murray St
Mattawan, MI 49071
(269) 668-3361
Grades: PK-2
| 753 students
Rank: n/an/a
512 West North St
Paw Paw, MI 49079
(269) 415-5300
Grades: PK-2
| 466 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Van Buren County, MI

Van Buren County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
12 North Walnut St
Bangor, MI 49013
(269) 427-6848
Grades: K-2
| n/a students
311 East Willow St
Bloomingdale, MI 49026
(269) 521-3910
Grades: 6-8
| 305 students
629 E. Kalamazoo St.
Bloomingdale, MI 49026
(269) 521-3955
Grades: 6-12
| 9 students
307 East Willow St
Bloomingdale, MI 49026
(269) 236-5235
Grades: PK
| n/a students
490 S Paw Paw Street
Lawrence, MI 49064
(269) 674-8091
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
312 School Street
Decatur, MI 49045
(269) 423-6145
Grades: 9-12
| 22 students
405 North Phelps St
Decatur, MI 49045
(269) 423-6851
Grades: 6-8
| 167 students
502 North Brown Street
Paw Paw, MI 49079
(269) 657-8860
Grades: PK
| n/a students
56720 Murray St
Mattawan, MI 49071
(269) 668-3361
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
600 East Michigan Ave
Paw Paw, MI 49079
(269) 415-5700
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
209 S State St.
Gobles, MI 49055
(989) 787-0691
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
15 East St
Hartford, MI 49057
(269) 621-7400
Grades: K-2
| 317 students
554 Green Street
South Haven, MI 49090
(269) 637-0523
Grades: Inquire with school
| 21 students
115 School St
Hartford, MI 49057
(269) 621-7000
Grades: 6-12
| 71 students
250 South St
Lawrence, MI 49064
(269) 674-8091
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
490 South Paw Paw St
Lawrence, MI 49064
(269) 674-8091
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Van Buren Virtual Academy At L
Lawrence, MI 49064
(269) 674-8761
Grades: 9-12
| 3 students
36 W Main St
Hartford, MI 49057
(616) 232-3322
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
395 Woodside Dr
Hartford, MI 49057
(269) 621-7300
Grades: 3-5
| 311 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public preschools in Van Buren County, MI?
The top ranked public preschools in Van Buren County, MI include Bert Goens Learning Center, Gobles Elementary School and Lawton Elementary School.
How many public preschools are located in Van Buren County, MI?
11 public preschools are located in Van Buren County, MI.
What is the racial composition of students in Van Buren County, MI?
Van Buren County, MI public preschools minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Michigan public preschools average of 38% (majority Black).

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