Van Buren Elementary School



Van Buren Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Van Buren Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 37
K 48
1 35
2 43
3 41
4 29
5 45
6 40
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Van Buren Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Douds, IA in the Van Buren Community School District. It enrolls 318 students in grades 1st through 12th. Van Buren Elementary School is the 370th largest public school in Iowa and the 40,008th largest nationally. It has 13.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 318
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 23
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 40,008th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 370th out of 705
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 274th out of 705
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 361st out of 705

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Van Buren Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 170
(53%)
170
(53%)
 Female 148
(47%)
148
(47%)

Van Buren Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 316
(99%)
316
(99%)
 Hispanic 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Van Buren Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 165
(52%)
165
(52%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 115
(36%)
115
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 38
(12%)
38
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 699 ranked schools in Iowa, Van Buren Elementary School is ranked 244th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Van Buren Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.1%) 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 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
2013 320
2014 325
2015 318

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
2013 13.4
2014 13.6
2015 13.8

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
2013 0.525
2014 0.40923076923077
2015 0.4811320754717

Compare Van Buren Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.0% 13.8:1
 
1,401.7% 14.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
This School 48.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public PK - 06 318 13.8:1  
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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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