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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 2 public schools managed by Van Buren County School District serving 742 students in Spencer, Tennessee.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is less than the state average of 16:1.

Van Buren County School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Spencer Spencer Elementary School
    311 Sparta Street
    Spencer, TN 38585
    (931)946-2171

    Grades: PK-5 | 353 students
  • Spencer Van Buren Co High School
    337 Sparta Street
    Spencer, TN 38585
    (931)946-2442

    Grades: 6-12 | 389 students

Overview

School District NameVan Buren County School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students742 students
# of Teachers54 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
# of Male Students363 students
% Male Students
49%
# of Female Students379 students
% Female Students
51%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.00
# of American Indian Studentsn/a
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Studentsn/a
% Asian Students
n/a
# of Hispanic Students2 students
% Hispanic Students
n/a
# of Black Students1 students
% Black Students
n/a
# of White Students739 students
% White Students
100%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Studentsn/a
% of Two or more races Students
n/a

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:42
# of Students in Kindergarten:61
# of Students in 1st Grade:44
# of Students in 2nd Grade:55
# of Students in 3rd Grade:51
# of Students in 4th Grade:46
# of Students in 5th Grade:54
# of Students in 6th Grade:58
# of Students in 7th Grade:58
# of Students in 8th Grade:54
# of Students in 9th Grade:59
# of Students in 10th Grade:57
# of Students in 11th Grade:55
# of Students in 12th Grade:48
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Van Buren County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 129 school districts in Tennessee (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 90% has increased from 80-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (TN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Van Buren County School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of TN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Van Buren County School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of TN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate≥90%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Van Buren County School District and public school graduation rate of TN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $10,179 is higher than the state average of $8,897. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $9,480 is higher than the state average of $8,572. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (TN)
Total Revenue$8 MM$31 MM
This chart display total revenue of Van Buren County School District and average revenue for each school distric in TN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$8 MM$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Van Buren County School District and average spending for each school distric in TN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,179$8,897
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Van Buren County School District and average revenue per public school student in TN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$9,480$8,572
This chart display average spending per public school student in Van Buren County School District and average spending per public school student in TN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Did You Know?
Van Buren County School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.00, which is lower than the Tennessee average of 0.28. The most diverse school in the district is Spencer Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Tennessee or national school diversity statistics.