Van Buren Middle School

  • Van Buren Middle School serves 663 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 73% (which is higher than the Ohio state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 73% (which is higher than the Ohio state average of 62%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Ohio state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Ohio state average of 29%.

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School Overview

  • Van Buren Middle School's student population of 663 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students663 students
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Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Van Buren Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Van Buren Middle School is 0.30, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OH)
Overall School Rank#932 out of 3,224 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
62%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Van Buren Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ohio by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:118:1
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
5%
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Black
6%
16%
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White
83%
71%
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Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Van Buren Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OH.
Diversity Score0.300.25
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
23%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Van Buren Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ohio by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKettering City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

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