Van Buren Elementary School (Closed 2016)

  • Van Buren Elementary School served 241 students in grades 4-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 was lower than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which was lower than the California state average of 76%.

School Overview

School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 4-8
Total Students241 students
This chart display total students of Van Buren Elementary School by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Van Buren Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Van Buren Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rankn/a
32%
Student : Teacher Ratio16:124:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Van Buren Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
5%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Van Buren Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
6%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Van Buren Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Van Buren Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
88%
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Van Buren Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Van Buren Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.220.41
This chart display the diversity score of Van Buren Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Van Buren Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Van Buren Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGravenstein Union Elementary School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education
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