Van Buren Elementary School

4045 State Road 135 South
Nashville, IN 47448
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Van Buren Elementary School serves 206 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Van Buren Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana 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 45-49% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is approximately equal to the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Van Buren Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

Van Buren Elementary School's student population of 206 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students206 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

Van Buren Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Van Buren Elementary School is 0.13, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1008 out of 1762 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
12%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
93%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.130.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBrown County School Corporation School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Van Buren Elementary School is Brown County High School (7.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Brown County Junior High School (7.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Brown County Intermediate School (7.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Nashville Brown County Intermediate School Math: 72% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 5-6 | 273 students
    7.0 miles
    260 School House Ln
    Nashville, IN 47448
    (812) 988-6607
    7 5-6 273
  • Nashville Brown County Junior High School Math: 63% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 295 students
    7.0 miles
    95 S Schoolhouse Ln
    Nashville, IN 47448
    (812) 988-6605
    7 7-8 295
  • Nashville Brown County High School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 665 students
    7.1 miles
    235 School House Lane
    Nashville, IN 47448
    (812) 988-6606
    7.1 9-12 665
  • Columbus Mount Healthy Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 473 students
    9.1 miles
    12150 S Sr 58
    Columbus, IN 47201
    (812) 342-2463
    9.1 K-6 473
  • Nineveh Sprunica Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-4 | 322 students
    12.1 miles
    3611 Sprunica Rd
    Nineveh, IN 46164
    (812) 988-6625
    12.1 PK-4 322

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