Van Buren Elementary School



Van Buren Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Van Buren Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 70
1 61
2 53
3 48
4 52
5 59
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Van Buren Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Cedar Rapids, IA in the Cedar Rapids Community School District. It enrolls 343 students in grades 1st through 12th. Van Buren Elementary School is the 318th largest public school in Iowa and the 37,314th largest nationally. It has 13.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 343
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.71
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 37,314th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 318th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 222nd out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 265th out of 723

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Van Buren Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 182
(53%)
5,567
(49%)
 Male 161
(47%)
5,822
(51%)

Van Buren Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 195
(57%)
8,104
(71%)
 Hispanic 78
(23%)
719
(6%)
 Black 40
(12%)
1,603
(14%)
 Two or More 19
(6%)
701
(6%)
 Asian 8
(2%)
200
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
28
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
34
(0%)

Van Buren Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 220
(64%)
5,202
(46%)
 Not Eligible 91
(27%)
5,466
(48%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(9%)
721
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Van Buren Elementary School is ranked 106th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Van Buren Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (73.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 43.8%. 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 Buren Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 370
2006 360
2007 363
2008 390
2009 356
2010 399
2011 408
2012 343

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.2
2006 16.1
2007 13.5
2008 15.5
2009 14.2
2010 13.3
2011 14.6
2012 13.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.59459459459459
2006 0.60833333333333
2007 0.64187327823691
2008 0.65384615384615
2009 0.64325842696629
2010 0.67919799498747
2011 0.7328431372549
2012 0.73469387755102

Compare Van Buren Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,330.0% 13.3:1
 
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 73.5%
 

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Public KG - 05 343 13.3:1  
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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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