Van Buren Elementary School



Van Buren Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Van Buren Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 129
1 140
2 124
3 110
4 110
5 91
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 Caldwell, ID in the Caldwell School District. It enrolls 704 students in grades 1st through 12th. Van Buren Elementary School is the 17th largest public school in Idaho and the 7,497th largest nationally.

Total Students: 704
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: -1:1
Full Time Teachers: -1

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Van Buren Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 361
(51%)
1,648
(51%)
 Female 343
(49%)
1,558
(49%)

Van Buren Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 480
(68%)
1,960
(61%)
 White 194
(28%)
1,156
(36%)
 Two or More 15
(2%)
39
(1%)
 American Indian 8
(1%)
19
(1%)
 Black 3
(0%)
11
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
10
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
11
(0%)

Van Buren Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 613
(87%)
2,487
(78%)
 Not Eligible 62
(9%)
499
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 29
(4%)
220
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 384 ranked schools in Idaho, Van Buren Elementary School is ranked 2nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Van Buren Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 51.4%. 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 511
2006 530
2007 515
2008 553
2009 605
2010 672
2011 680
2012 704

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.2
2006 19
2007 18.7
2008 19.4
2009 19.2
2010 23.6
2011 20.4
2012 N/A

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.99412915851272
2006 0.74716981132075
2007 0.73980582524272
2008 0.75406871609403
2009 0.75867768595041
2010 0.7797619047619
2011 0.85735294117647
2012 0.91193181818182

Compare Van Buren Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
N/A 0.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,876.4% 18.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 91.2%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Van Buren Elementary School
Caldwell, ID
Public KG - 05 704 -1:1  
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Public PK - 05 681 22.7:1 4 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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