Van Buren, AR
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Van Buren Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Van Buren School District Details

Van Buren School District
2221 Pointer Trail East
Van Buren, AR 72956

5,908 Students enrolled in District

9 Schools in District

14 Students Per Classroom (State average is 17)

Van Buren School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Arkansas

(10 is best)

Better than of AR school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Butterfield Junior High School
310 N 11 Th St
Van Buren, AR, 72956
06-08
City Heights Elementary School
301 Mt Vista Ave
Van Buren, AR, 72956
KG-05
James R. Tate Elem. School
406 Catcher Rd
Van Buren, AR, 72956
PK-05
J. Izard Elementary School
501 N 24 Th St
Van Buren, AR, 72956
KG-05
King Elementary School
400 N 19 Th St
Van Buren, AR, 72956
PK-05
Northridge Middle School
120 Northridge Dr
Van Buren, AR, 72956
06-08
Parkview Elementary School
605 Parkview St
Van Buren, AR, 72956
KG-05
Rena Elementary School
720 Rena Rd
Van Buren, AR, 72956
KG-05
Van Buren High School
2001 Pointer Trail
Van Buren, AR, 72956
09-12

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 75.1% 64.1%
Black 2.8% 21.5%
Hispanic 17.1% 12.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.0% 1.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 2.0% 0.6%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 66.9% 61.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 53.7% 52.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 13.1% 8.8%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,028 $29,876,376 52.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $368 $2,186,656 3.8%
Staff $878 $5,217,076 9.2%
General Administration $178 $1,057,676 1.9%
School Administration $408 $2,424,336 4.3%
Operation $899 $5,341,858 9.4%
Transportation $334 $1,984,628 3.5%
Other $212 $1,259,704 2.2%
Total Support $3,276 $19,465,992 34.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,263 $7,504,746 13.2%
Total Expenditures $9,567 $56,847,114 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,308 $2,602,497,623 50.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $469 $229,966,600 4.4%
Staff $727 $356,603,227 6.9%
General Administration $214 $104,949,298 2.0%
School Administration $494 $242,035,462 4.7%
Operation $949 $465,515,843 9.0%
Transportation $381 $186,804,671 3.6%
Other $265 $129,898,415 2.5%
Total Support $3,499 $1,715,716,034 33.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,794 $879,749,362 16.9%
Total Expenditures $10,602 $5,197,931,266 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

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