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 CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which was less than the state average of 76%.
  • Van Buren Elementary School operated within the Gravenstein Union Elementary School District.

School Overview

School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 4-8
Total Students241 students
Van Buren Elementary School Total Students (2015-2016)
Gender %Van Buren Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Van Buren Elementary School Total Teachers (2015-2016)
Students by GradeVan Buren Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:124:1
Van Buren Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2015-2016)
Asian
5%
11%
Van Buren Elementary School Asian Students (2015-2016)
Hispanic
6%
54%
Van Buren Elementary School Black Students (2015-2016)
Black
1%
6%
Van Buren Elementary School Black Students (2015-2016)
White
88%
24%
Van Buren Elementary School White Students (2015-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsVan Buren Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.220.64
Van Buren Elementary School Diversity Score (2015-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
50%
Van Buren Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2015-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
9%
Van Buren Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2015-2016)

District Comparison

School District NameGravenstein Union Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
4
Number of Students Managed7281,558
Gravenstein Union Elementary School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
District Total Revenue$5 MM$18 MM
Gravenstein Union Elementary School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$5 MM$18 MM
Gravenstein Union Elementary School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$6,675$11,240
Gravenstein Union Elementary School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$6,264$11,537
Gravenstein Union Elementary School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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