Van Buskirk Elementary School



Van Buskirk Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Van Buskirk Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 10
K 42
1 62
2 57
3 58
4 60
5 57
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Van Buskirk Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Tucson, AZ in the Tucson Unified School District. It enrolls 346 students in grades 1st through 12th. Van Buskirk Elementary School is the 890th largest public school in Arizona and the 37,414th largest nationally. It has 18.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 346
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 19
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 37,414th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 890th out of 1,244
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 422nd out of 932
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 765th out of 932

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Van Buskirk Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 181
(52%)
17,464
(52%)
 Female 165
(48%)
16,315
(48%)

Van Buskirk Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 308
(89%)
21,901
(65%)
 American Indian 22
(6%)
1,390
(4%)
 White 10
(3%)
6,703
(20%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
1,408
(4%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
410
(1%)
 Black 1
(0%)
1,811
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
156
(0%)

Van Buskirk Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible N/A 144
(0%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible N/A 6
(0%)
 Not Eligible N/A 33,629
(100%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

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 Buskirk Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 418
2006 425
2007 422
2008 433
2009 392
2010 383
2011 396
2012 378
2013 370
2014 377
2015 346

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.3
2006 18.1
2007 16.9
2008 16.7
2009 17
2010 17.6
2011 18
2012 18
2013 17.2
2014 18
2015 18.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.98325358851675
2006 0.71529411764706
2007 0.004739336492891
2008 0.77598152424942
2009 0.81632653061224
2010 0.89556135770235
2011 0.78787878787879
2012 0.87566137566138
2013 0.91621621621622
2014 0.88063660477454
2015

Compare Van Buskirk Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,783.9% 17.8:1
 
1,820.0% 18.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School N/A
 
State Average 53.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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