James R. Tate Elementary School



James R. Tate Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

James R. Tate Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 39
K 76
1 69
2 64
3 67
4 67
5 68
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

James R. Tate Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Van Buren, AR in the Van Buren School District. It enrolls 450 students in grades 1st through 12th. James R. Tate Elementary School is the 246th largest public school in Arkansas and the 26,882nd largest nationally. It has 13.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 450
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.32
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 26,882nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arkansas: 246th out of 548
Student/Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 198th out of 548
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 195th out of 548

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James R. Tate Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 227
(50%)
2,018
(50%)
 Female 223
(50%)
2,014
(50%)

James R. Tate Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 340
(76%)
2,834
(70%)
 Hispanic 64
(14%)
688
(17%)
 Black 19
(4%)
101
(3%)
 Asian 16
(4%)
114
(3%)
 American Indian 7
(2%)
73
(2%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
219
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

James R. Tate Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 303
(67%)
2,305
(57%)
 Not Eligible 87
(19%)
1,236
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 60
(13%)
491
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 548 ranked schools in Arkansas, James R. Tate Elementary School is ranked 163rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of James R. Tate Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (80.7%) is higher than the state average of 67.1%. 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.

James R. Tate Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 460
2006 441
2007 399
2008 443
2009 458
2010 425
2011 420
2012 445
2013 419
2014 420
2015 450

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.7
2006 13.8
2007 12.9
2008 16.4
2009 15.5
2010 14.6
2011 14.3
2012 15.8
2013 14.7
2014 14.6
2015 13.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.64347826086957
2006 0.64852607709751
2007 0.69423558897243
2008 0.71331828442438
2009 0.76200873362445
2010 0.74823529411765
2011 0.79047619047619
2012 0.78426966292135
2013 0.82577565632458
2014 0.80952380952381
2015 0.80666666666667

Compare James R. Tate Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,390.0% 13.9:1
 
1,403.8% 14.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 67.1%
 
This School 80.7%
 

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Public PK - 05 450 13.9:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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