Van Buren Elementary School



Van Buren Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Van Buren Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 96
1 74
2 87
3 87
4 89
5 100
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 Plainfield, IN in the Plainfield Community School Corporation. It enrolls 533 students in grades 1st through 12th. Van Buren Elementary School is the 316th largest public school in Indiana and the 18,536th largest nationally. It has 17.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 533
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 30
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,536th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 316th out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 557th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 271st out of 1,125

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Van Buren Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 274
(51%)
1,786
(52%)
 Female 259
(49%)
1,679
(48%)

Van Buren Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 485
(91%)
3,044
(88%)
 Asian 18
(3%)
99
(3%)
 Hispanic 16
(3%)
141
(4%)
 Two or More 10
(2%)
100
(3%)
 Black 4
(1%)
74
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

Van Buren Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 337
(63%)
2,390
(69%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 132
(25%)
780
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 64
(12%)
295
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Van Buren Elementary School is ranked 629th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Van Buren Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (36.8%) is lower than the state average of 52.4%. 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.

Van Buren Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 509
2006 512
2007 553
2008 511
2009 516
2010 563
2011 571
2012 533

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.9
2006 N/A
2007 18
2008 19.4
2009 18.7
2010 23.1
2011 18.7
2012 17.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.31237721021611
2006 0.30859375
2007 0.36347197106691
2008 0.21722113502935
2009 0.30426356589147
2010 0.30728241563055
2011 0.30297723292469
2012 0.36772983114447

Compare Van Buren Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
1,780.0% 17.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 36.8%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Van Buren Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 533 17.8:1  
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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