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Van Buren School District
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  • VAN BUREN, AR

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grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade B
  4. College Prep
    grade B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Administration
    grade A minus
  7. Sports
    grade B
  8. Food
    grade A
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade A

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2221 POINTER TRAIL E
VAN BUREN, AR 72956
About Van Buren School District...

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Grades
PK, K-12
Total Schools
11
Students
5,506
From Van Buren School District

The Van Buren School District is a tremendous source of “Pointer Pride” for the community. Known for its top-tier academics, & award-winning programs, VBSD provides students a premier educational experience designed to help them succeed in the classroom & beyond.

In addition to K-12, VBSD offers STEM, preschool, gifted & talented, special education, alternative education, & the River Valley Virtual Academy. VBSD has a wealth of AP & concurrent credit classes & partners with universities to help students earn certifications & associate degrees before graduating.

The commitment to excellence extends to extra-curriculars. In recent years, VBSD has captured state champion titles for band, soccer, wrestling, baseball, cheer & bowling.

Safety is also a top priority. VBSD was one of the state’s first districts to employ full-time School Resource Officers at every campus. Such partnerships exemplify the value of schools & community working together for the benefit of all stakeholders.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
45%
Percent Proficient - Math
49%
Average Graduation Rate
89%
Average SAT
1070
25 responses
Average ACT
24
706 responses

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
5,506
Free or Reduced Lunch
33.7%

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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$41,523
Teachers in First/Second Year
9.8%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$0 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    59%
  • Support Services
    36%
  • Other
    5%

Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B+
Median Household Income
$48,546
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$713
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$128,700
National
$229,800

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