6400 Van Buren
Groves, TX 77619
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Van Buren Elementary School serves 341 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
Van Buren Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Van Buren Elementary School's student population of 341 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students
341 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Van Buren Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (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 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#1283 out of 8043 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
28%
52%
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Black
4%
13%
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White
63%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Students: 341 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.53 (Btm 50%)

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