PROFICIENCY 27% 3% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
24%Van Buren

Northridge Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "VAN BUREN SCHOOL DISTRICT" in Van Buren, AR. There are a total of 657 students and 48 teachers at Northridge Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1. There are a total of 250 free lunch students and 107 reduced lunch students.

Northridge Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 27.0%, which is 3% lower than the Arkansas average.


Student/Teacher ratio14:1
Free lunch250
Reduced lunch107


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Northridge Middle School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

8<= 5%
High School30-34%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Northridge Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 73.0% 71.4% 64.2% 51.1%
African American 2.7% 2.6% 19.7% 15.9%
Asian 3.6% 2.9% 1.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 8.7% 15.3% 11.3% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.4% 1.7% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.2% 0.6% 0.4%
Multiracial 10.4% 5.9% 1.9% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Rena Elementary School27%1.0Van Buren, AR
Van Buren High School22%1.8Van Buren, AR
Parkview Elementary School22%2.0Van Buren, AR
City Heights Elementary School35%2.2Van Buren, AR
Butterfield Junior High School22%2.7Van Buren, AR
King Elementary School22%2.8Van Buren, AR
J. J. Izard Elementary School27%2.8Van Buren, AR
Harry C. Morrison Elementary. School15%3.8Fort Smith, AR
Spradling Elementary School18%4.4Fort Smith, AR
Trusty Elementary School20%5.0Fort Smith, AR
Sutton Elementary School19%5.2Fort Smith, AR
James R. Tate Elementary. School14%5.4Van Buren, AR

Van Buren demographics profile

StatisticVan BurenArkansasNational
Population density (sq mi)1,5075591
Median age33.737.737.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)63%58%55%
Speak English86%93%79%
Speak Spanish11%5%13%

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%
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Source: The Northridge Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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