Rena Elementary School



Rena Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Rena Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 79
1 76
2 70
3 80
4 71
5 86
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Rena Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Van Buren, AR in the Van Buren School District. It enrolls 462 students in grades 1st through 12th. Rena Elementary School is the 229th largest public school in Arkansas and the 25,661st largest nationally. It has 15.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 462
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.42
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 25,661st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arkansas: 229th out of 548
Student/Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 371st out of 548
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 258th out of 548

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Rena Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 246
(53%)
2,014
(50%)
 Male 216
(47%)
2,018
(50%)

Rena Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 359
(78%)
2,834
(70%)
 Hispanic 40
(9%)
688
(17%)
 Asian 25
(5%)
114
(3%)
 Two or More 19
(4%)
219
(5%)
 Black 13
(3%)
101
(3%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
73
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Rena Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 194
(42%)
1,236
(31%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 193
(42%)
2,305
(57%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 75
(16%)
491
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 548 ranked schools in Arkansas, Rena Elementary School is ranked 289th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Rena Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.0%) is slightly lower than the state average of 67.1%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Rena Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 428
2006 478
2007 500
2008 512
2009 494
2010 507
2011 461
2012 522
2013 521
2014 488
2015 462

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.5
2006 17.7
2007 16.1
2008 17.1
2009 18.4
2010 19.9
2011 17.8
2012 18
2013 16.6
2014 15
2015 15.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.44626168224299
2006 0.39748953974895
2007 0.398
2008 0.41796875
2009 0.45141700404858
2010 0.42603550295858
2011 0.45553145336226
2012 0.51340996168582
2013 0.54510556621881
2014 0.58196721311475
2015 0.58008658008658

Compare Rena Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.8% 14.0:1
 
1,570.0% 15.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 58.0%
 
State Average 67.1%
 

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Public KG - 05 462 15.7:1  
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Public 06 - 08 656 12.9:1 3 miles
Spradling Elementary School
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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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