Van Buren County High School

337 Sparta Street
Spencer, TN 38585
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Van Buren County High School serves 404 students in grades 6-12.
Van Buren County High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black).

School Overview

Van Buren County High School's student population of 404 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students404 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Van Buren County High School
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Van Buren County High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,684 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Van Buren County High School is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1233 out of 1684 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
10%
Black
n/a
22%
White
99%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Van Buren County High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score
0.020.55
Graduation Rate
≥90%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Van Buren County High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVan Buren County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Van Buren County High School is White County High School (12.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Eastside Elementary School (11.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Spencer Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Spencer Spencer Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 335 students
    0.0 miles
    311 Sparta Street
    Spencer, TN 38585
    (931) 946-2171
    0 PK-5 335
  • Doyle Doyle Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 216 students
    7.2 miles
    174 West Gooseneck Rd
    Doyle, TN 38559
    (931) 657-2287
    7.2 PK-5 216
  • Sparta Woodland Park Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 505 students
    10.7 miles
    88 Panther Dr
    Sparta, TN 38583
    (931) 738-3505
    10.7 PK-5 505
  • Rock Island Eastside Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 402 students
    11.0 miles
    2121 Old Rock Island Rd
    Rock Island, TN 38581
    (931) 686-2392
    11 PK-8 402
  • Walling Central View Elementary School Math: 40-49% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 74 students
    11.3 miles
    14484 Old Kentucky Rd
    Walling, TN 38587
    (931) 761-2907
    11.3 K-5 74

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