Van Buren District Secondary School

169 Main Street Suite 102
Van Buren, ME 04785
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Van Buren District Secondary School serves 76 students in grades 9-12.
Van Buren District Secondary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21-39% (which is approximately equal to the Maine state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the Maine state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Maine state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black and American Indian), which is lower than the Maine state average of 11% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Van Buren District Secondary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maine for:

School Overview

Van Buren District Secondary School's student population of 76 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students76 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

Van Buren District Secondary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 523 schools in Maine (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Van Buren District Secondary School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ME)
Overall Testing Rank
#307 out of 523 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21-39%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-59%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
2%
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Black
4%
4%
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White
91%
89%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.170.21
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Graduation Rate
60-79%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRSU 88/MSAD 24 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Van Buren District Secondary School is Me School Of Science & Mathematics (18.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Van Buren Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Van Buren Van Buren Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 195 students
    0.0 miles
    169 Main Street Suite 101
    Van Buren, ME 04785
    (207) 868-5274
    0 PK-8 195
  • Van Buren Van Buren Regional Technology Center Vocational School

    0.0 miles
    169 Main Street Suite 102
    Van Buren, ME 04785
    (207) 868-5274
    0 n/a n/a
  • Limestone Dawn F Barnes Elementary School Math: 21-39% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 41 students
    13.8 miles
    1025 Van Buren Rd, 1025 Van Bu
    Limestone, ME 04750
    (207) 325-4611
    13.8 PK-8 41
  • Caribou Connor Consolidated School Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 34 students
    13.9 miles
    1581 Van Buren Rd
    Caribou, ME 04736
    (207) 496-4521
    13.9 PK-6 34
  • Limestone Me School Of Science & Mathematics Magnet School
    Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 9-12 | 136 students
    18.2 miles
    95 High Street
    Limestone, ME 04750
    (207) 325-3600
    18.2 9-12 136

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