PROFICIENCY 27% 3% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
24%VAN BUREN SCHOOL DISTRICT
24%Van Buren
28%Arkansas

Rena Elementary School is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "VAN BUREN SCHOOL DISTRICT" in Van Buren, AR. There are a total of 488 students and 33 teachers at Rena Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 206 free lunch students and 78 reduced lunch students.

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

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students488
Teachers32.58
Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch206
Reduced lunch78

 

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 Rena Elementary 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

GradeProficiency
All24%
320-24%
425-29%
525-29%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All30%
320-24%
435-39%
530-34%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
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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Rena Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictArkansasNational
Caucasian 74.5% 71.4% 64.2% 51.1%
African American 3.0% 2.6% 19.7% 15.9%
Asian 5.3% 2.9% 1.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 8.2% 15.3% 11.3% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 2.5% 1.7% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.6% 0.4%
Multiracial 6.5% 5.9% 1.9% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Northridge Middle School27%1.0Van Buren, AR
Parkview Elementary School22%1.6Van Buren, AR
City Heights Elementary School35%1.6Van Buren, AR
Van Buren High School22%2.0Van Buren, AR
Butterfield Junior High School22%2.3Van Buren, AR
King Elementary School22%2.6Van Buren, AR
J. J. Izard Elementary School27%2.7Van Buren, AR
Harry C. Morrison Elementary. School15%2.8Fort Smith, AR
Spradling Elementary School18%3.6Fort Smith, AR
Trusty Elementary School20%4.0Fort Smith, AR
Sutton Elementary School19%4.4Fort Smith, AR
Dora Kimmons Jr. High School20%4.7Fort Smith, AR

Van Buren demographics profile

StatisticVan BurenArkansasNational
Population23,1552,968,472318,558,162
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 Rena Elementary 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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