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Van Buren High School
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  • Public
  • VAN BUREN, AR

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

The 2020-2021 school year will look different than any other time before it. The ever-evolving COVID-19 situation has created unique challenges, particularly for education. However, the Van Buren School District remains committed to the success and well-being of all its students and to providing an environment that supports learning at all grade levels. Learn More

Report Card

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

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Van Buren High School is an above average, public school located in VAN BUREN, AR. It has 1,210 students in grades 10-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 9 to 1. According to state test scores, 34% of students are at least proficient in math and 47% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
47%
Percent Proficient - Math
34%
Average Graduation Rate
90%
Average SAT
1060
22 responses
Average ACT
24
641 responses
AP Enrollment
30%

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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
$45,714
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$724
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$116,200
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
88%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 52 responses
Poll
75%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 52 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 126 responses
  • Football games
    21%
  • Pep Rallies
    17%
  • Basketball games
    15%
  • Prom
    13%
  • Free time if any student is not involved in a club
    10%
  • Band
    9%
  • Soccer games
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,210
Free or Reduced Lunch
51%
70%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 53 responses
57%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 53 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 53 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
9:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$44,732
Teachers in First/Second Year
8.7%
55%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 71 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 71 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 71 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$9,783 / year
National
$12,239
79%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 77 responses
40%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 77 responses
52%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 77 responses

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