Van Buren High School



Van Buren High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Van Buren High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 461
10 477
11 449
12 478

Van Buren High School is a public high school of the Van Buren School District located in Van Buren, AR. It has 1,865 students in grades 9th through 12th. Van Buren High School is the 11th largest public high school in Arkansas and the 1,986th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,865
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 128.2

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Van Buren High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 950
(51%)
950
(51%)
 Female 915
(49%)
915
(49%)

Van Buren High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,309
(70%)
1,309
(70%)
 Hispanic 315
(17%)
315
(17%)
 Two or More 92
(5%)
92
(5%)
 Black 62
(3%)
62
(3%)
 Asian 48
(3%)
48
(3%)
 American Indian 34
(2%)
34
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(0%)
5
(0%)

Van Buren High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 872
(47%)
872
(47%)
 Not Eligible 795
(43%)
795
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 198
(11%)
198
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Van Buren High School is ranked 10th out of 336 ranked schools in Arkansas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Van Buren High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.4%) is slightly lower than the state average of 57.7%. 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1210
2006 1257
2007 1311
2008 1184
2009 1221
2010 1263
2011 1275
2012 1796
2013 1816
2014 1825
2015 1865

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.7
2006 14.3
2007 14.1
2008 13.3
2009 14.4
2010 14.3
2011 14.5
2012 13.7
2013 13.9
2014 13.8
2015 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.3603305785124
2006 0.34287987271281
2007 0.34019832189169
2008 0.37415540540541
2009 0.37919737919738
2010 0.43230403800475
2011 0.45960784313725
2012 0.49832962138085
2013 0.53799559471366
2014 0.59013698630137
2015 0.57372654155496

Compare Van Buren High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,231.1% 12.3:1
 
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 57.4%
 
State Average 57.7%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,865 14.5:1  
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