Van Buren Elementary School

3115 Marble Front Road
Caldwell, ID 83605
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Van Buren Elementary School serves 662 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Van Buren Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Idaho for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Idaho state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Idaho state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Van Buren Elementary School's student population of 662 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students662 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

Van Buren Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 676 schools in Idaho (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 0.47, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ID)
Overall Testing Rank
#222 out of 676 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
67%
18%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
30%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.470.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCaldwell School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Van Buren Elementary School is Southwest Idaho Juvenile Detention (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sacajawea Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Caldwell Sacajawea Elementary School Math: 17% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 482 students
    1.2 miles
    1710 North Illinois
    Caldwell, ID 83605
    (208) 455-3333
    1.2 PK-5 482
  • Caldwell Southwest Idaho Juvenile Detention Alternative School
    Grades: 1-12 | 25 students
    1.2 miles
    222 12th Ave N
    Caldwell, ID 83605
    (208) 454-7240
    1.2 1-12 25
  • Caldwell Thomas Jefferson Charter Charter School
    Math: 67% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-12 | 377 students
    1.4 miles
    1209 Adam Smith Ave
    Caldwell, ID 83605
    (208) 455-8772
    1.4 K-12 377
  • Caldwell Lincoln Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 394 students
    1.8 miles
    1200 Grant Street
    Caldwell, ID 83605
    (208) 455-3321
    1.8 PK-5 394
  • Caldwell Vision Charter School Charter School
    Math: 56% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-13 | 697 students
    2.1 miles
    19291 Ward Road
    Caldwell, ID 83605
    (208) 455-9220
    2.1 K-13 697

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