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  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Teachers
    B
James R. Tate Elementary School is a public school located in Van Buren, AR. It has 434 students in grades PK, K-5 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 52% of students are at least proficient in math and 32% in reading.

James R. Tate Elementary School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
32%
Percent Proficient - Math
52%
Living in the Area
  1. Cost of Living
    A-
  2. Good for Families
    B+
  3. Housing
    B+
Median Household Income
$44,821
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$722
National
$949
Median Home Value
$114,100
National
$184,700

Students

Diversity
B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
434
Free or Reduced Lunch
72%
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Preschool

Annual Cost
Cost is for the most complete schedule offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Starting Age
3
Pre-K Student-Teacher Ratio
Website
Schedule Options
  • Offers Full Week
  • Offers Part Week
  • Offers Full Day
  • Offers Part Day

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$44,732
Teachers in First/Second Year
7.7%
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Tate is the best school! It is a welcoming and caring environment. Students are always learning. The staff is excellent. We love every teacher! Best school ever!
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The teachers at this school love the kids! It’s evident when you walk through the door. They are always smiling. The kids at this school know this is a place to learn but also a place that is safe and loving.