Van Buren Community Elementary School



Van Buren Community Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Van Buren Community Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 39
K 44
1 36
2 47
3 39
4 45
5 44
6 48
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Van Buren Community Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Douds, IA in the Van Buren Community School District. It enrolls 342 students in grades 1st through 12th. Van Buren Community Elementary School is the 322nd largest public school in Iowa and the 37,407th largest nationally. It has 14.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 342
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.97
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 37,407th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 322nd out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 343rd out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 321st out of 723

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Van Buren Community Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 192
(56%)
192
(56%)
 Female 150
(44%)
150
(44%)

Van Buren Community Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 331
(97%)
331
(97%)
 Hispanic 10
(3%)
10
(3%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Van Buren Community Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 180
(53%)
180
(53%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 123
(36%)
123
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 39
(11%)
39
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Van Buren Community Elementary School is ranked 224th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Van Buren Community Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (47.4%) is slightly 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 Community Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 213
2006 201
2007 226
2008 217
2009 293
2010 293
2011 352
2012 342

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.8
2006 12.2
2007 11.1
2008 11.8
2009 13.3
2010 14
2011 14.1
2012 14.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.4131455399061
2006 0.38805970149254
2007 0.4070796460177
2008 0.43778801843318
2009 0.48805460750853
2010 0.50853242320819
2011 0.47727272727273
2012 0.47368421052632

Compare Van Buren Community Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,430.0% 14.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
This School 47.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Van Buren Community Elementary School
Douds, IA
Public PK - 06 342 14.3:1  
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Public KG - 04 98 18.4:1 9 miles
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Maharishi School of Enlightenment
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Washington Elementary School
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Public PK - 04 279 16.9:1 14 miles
Davis County Elementary
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Public PK - 04 529 13.5:1 18 miles
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Public PK - 06 186 14.4:1 18 miles
Davis County Middle School
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Public 05 - 08 356 17.2:1 18 miles
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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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