Van Buren Freshman Academy

  • Van Buren Freshman Academy serves 456 students in grades 9.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 37% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 63% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

School Overview

  • Van Buren Freshman Academy's student population of 456 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9
Total Students456 students
Gender %This chart display gender of Van Buren Freshman Academy
Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Van Buren Freshman Academy by grade.

School Comparison

  • Van Buren Freshman Academy's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Van Buren Freshman Academy is 0.48, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
47%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
53%
Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
American Indian
2%
1%
Asian
2%
2%
Hispanic
17%
13%
Black
1%
21%
White
70%
60%
Two or more races
8%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Van Buren Freshman Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score0.480.58
Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
26%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVAN BUREN SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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