Van Buren Elementary School
Van Buren Elementary School serves 541 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Van Buren Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 83% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 74% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black).
Van Buren Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Van Buren Elementary School's student population of 541 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Van Buren Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,757 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Van Buren Elementary School is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#34 out of 1757 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education
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