Van Buren Middle School

8715 N 22nd St
Tampa, FL 33604
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Van Buren Middle School serves 372 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Van Buren Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

Van Buren Middle School's student population of 372 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students372 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

Van Buren Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Van Buren Middle School is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3445 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
30%
33%
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Black
60%
22%
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White
7%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.550.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHillsborough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Van Buren Middle School is Brooks Debartolo Collegiate High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is New Springs Schools (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cahoon Elementary Magnet School (0.2 miles away)
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