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:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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Van Buren School District Details

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

5,737 Students enrolled in District

11 Schools in District

12 Students Per Classroom (State average is 13)

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.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
47%
47%
45%
45%
49%
49%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Butterfield Junior High School
310 N 11 Th St
Van Buren, AR, 72956
06-08
Central Elementary School
501 N 24 Th St
Van Buren, AR, 72956
KG-05
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
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
River Valley Virtual Academy School
821 Pointer Trail
Van Buren, AR, 72956
01-12
Van Buren Freshman Academy School
821 Pointer Trail
Van Buren, AR, 72956
09-09
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 73.1% 62.2%
Black 3.0% 20.5%
Hispanic 19.2% 13.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.7% 1.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 2.0% 1.6%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 60.2% 65.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 47.9% 57.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 12.2% 7.5%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,347 $31,539,000 50.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $410 $2,418,000 3.9%
Staff $630 $3,716,000 6.0%
General Administration $162 $957,000 1.5%
School Administration $528 $3,112,000 5.0%
Operation $935 $5,515,000 8.9%
Transportation $331 $1,954,000 3.1%
Other $210 $1,236,000 2.0%
Total Support $3,206 $18,908,000 30.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,981 $11,686,000 18.8%
Total Expenditures $10,535 $62,133,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,602 $2,783,202,000 49.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $519 $257,708,000 4.5%
Staff $744 $369,793,000 6.5%
General Administration $239 $118,976,000 2.1%
School Administration $524 $260,092,000 4.6%
Operation $1,016 $504,664,000 8.9%
Transportation $383 $190,302,000 3.3%
Other $296 $147,078,000 2.6%
Total Support $3,721 $1,848,613,000 32.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,116 $1,051,211,000 18.5%
Total Expenditures $11,439 $5,683,026,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%

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