4045 State Road 135 South
Nashville, IN 47448
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Van Buren Elementary School serves 212 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Van Buren Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (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 60-64% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 34% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 212 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in IN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Van Buren Elementary School's student population of 212 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
212 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Van Buren Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#317 out of 1757 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
2%
13%
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Black
n/a
13%
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White
96%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 212 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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