Van Buren school information

IndexVan BurenArkansasNational
Average Test Scores24%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools1186079,221
Total private schools116524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a987,963
The Van Buren, AR educational system consists of 11 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Van Buren public schools have average test scores of 24% which is 14% lower than than the Arkansas average and 51% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Van Buren public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Arkansas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.2% have completed high school, 17.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Van Buren are 51% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in Van Buren.
  • 80.4% of people in Van Buren have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.2% of people in Van Buren have completed high school.
  • 17.1% of people in Van Buren have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Van Buren

IndexVan BurenArkansasNational
Completed 8th grade80.4%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school78.2%79.0%83.0%
Completed some college49.4%50.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.6%27.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.1%21.5%30.3%
Completed masters4.7%7.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%0.9%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Van Buren (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Moffett, OK14077%56%
Liberty, OK35175%51%
Muldrow, OK3,31473%48%
Pocola, OK4,04571%44%
Arkoma, OK1,91270%41%
Van Buren, AR23,15524%51%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Ewa Gentry, HI23,16852%5%
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Bay Point, CA23,13114%72%
Landover, MD23,12417%65%
Brandon, MS23,18644%10%
Van Buren, AR23,15524%51%
Source: The Van Buren, AR education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.