Van Buren Elementary School

1628 E. Tenth St.
Stockton, CA 95206
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Van Buren Elementary School serves 552 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Van Buren Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 13% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Van Buren Elementary School's student population of 552 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students552 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

Van Buren Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (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 0.50, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#9024 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio29:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
11%
12%
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Hispanic
68%
54%
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Black
17%
5%
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White
2%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.500.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameStockton Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Van Buren Elementary School is Edward C. Merlo Institute Of Environmental Studies (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Alexander Hamilton Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Stockton Edward C. Merlo Institute Of Environmental Studies Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 199 students
    0.4 miles
    1670 E. Sixth St.
    Stockton, CA 95206
    (209) 933-7190
    0.4 9-12 199
  • Stockton Alexander Hamilton Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 10% | Reading: 12%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 854 students
    0.5 miles
    2245 E. 11th St.
    Stockton, CA 95206
    (209) 933-7395
    0.5 K-8 854
  • Stockton Monroe Elementary School Math: 16% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 568 students
    0.6 miles
    2236 E. 11th St.
    Stockton, CA 95206
    (209) 933-7250
    0.6 K-8 568
  • Oakland Aspire Rosa Parks Academy Charter School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 392 students
    0.7 miles
    1930 S. D St.
    Oakland, CA 94606
    (209) 944-5590
    0.7 K-5 392
  • Stockton Nightingale Charter Charter School
    Math: 19% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 406 students
    0.9 miles
    1721 Carpenter Rd.
    Stockton, CA 95206
    (209) 933-7260
    0.9 K-8 406

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