Van Buskirk Elementary School



Van Buskirk Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Van Buskirk Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 24
K 65
1 54
2 57
3 49
4 65
5 64
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Van Buskirk Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Tucson, AZ in the Tucson Unified School District. It enrolls 378 students in grades 1st through 12th. Van Buskirk Elementary School is the 830th largest public school in Arizona and the 33,834th largest nationally. It has 18.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 378
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18:1
Full Time Teachers: 21
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 33,834th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 830th out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 398th out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 736th out of 948

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Van Buskirk Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 206
(54%)
18,550
(51%)
 Female 172
(46%)
17,667
(49%)

Van Buskirk Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 337
(89%)
23,313
(64%)
 American Indian 20
(5%)
1,469
(4%)
 White 10
(3%)
7,763
(21%)
 Black 7
(2%)
1,870
(5%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
1,077
(3%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
579
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
146
(0%)

Van Buskirk Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 319
(84%)
23,499
(65%)
 Not Eligible 47
(12%)
11,030
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 12
(3%)
1,688
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Van Buskirk Elementary School is ranked 406th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Van Buskirk Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 55.6%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Van Buskirk Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 418
2006 425
2007 422
2008 433
2009 392
2010 383
2011 396
2012 378

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.3
2006 18.1
2007 16.9
2008 16.7
2009 17
2010 17.6
2011 18
2012 18

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.98325358851675
2006 0.71529411764706
2007 0.004739336492891
2008 0.77598152424942
2009 0.81632653061224
2010 0.89556135770235
2011 0.78787878787879
2012 0.87566137566138

Compare Van Buskirk Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
1,800.0% 18.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 
This School 87.6%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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