Van Buren Elementary School

1245 North Van Buren St, Placentia, CA 92870 | (714) 996-8000
  • Grades: KG-6
  • Student Enrollment: 666
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 1301 East Orangethorpe Ave., Placentia, CA 92870
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 666
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 25.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 26.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 360 (54.1%)
  • Females: 306 (45.9%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 25 (3.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 71 (10.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 96 (14.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Van Buren Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black121.8%
Asian10716.1%
Hispanic14922.4%
White38057.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Van Buren Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten7311.0%
1st Grade10115.2%
2nd Grade9414.1%
3rd Grade8312.5%
4th Grade9914.9%
5th Grade11016.5%
6th Grade10615.9%
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Master's Degree
School:
61.8%
District:
78.9%
Percent With Bachelor's Degree: 2.9%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 100.0%
Number of Certificated Staff: 34.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 18.6
Average Age
School:
44.9
District:
51.4
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on February 07, 2010
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Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Van Buren Elementary School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on CST state exams in the following subjects:
  • CST English-Language Arts
  • CST Mathematics
  • CST Science
AYP Results (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Yes
ELA AYP Met: Yes
Math AYP Met: Yes

CST - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 2 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
201075.0%67.0%53.0%
200973.0%69.0%53.0%
200859.0%65.0%48.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201080.0%77.0%62.0%
200973.0%78.0%63.0%
200872.0%75.0%59.0%
 

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
201065.0%60.0%43.0%
200959.0%59.0%44.0%
200858.0%52.0%38.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201088.0%79.0%65.0%
200974.0%74.0%64.0%
200872.0%70.0%61.0%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
201083.0%77.0%63.0%
200973.0%76.0%61.0%
200879.0%69.0%55.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201073.0%81.0%68.0%
200981.0%78.0%66.0%
200878.0%67.0%61.0%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
201069.0%73.0%58.0%
200978.0%68.0%54.0%
200863.0%63.0%48.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201076.0%75.0%61.0%
200982.0%68.0%57.0%
200876.0%63.0%51.0%
 
CST Science Test
201068.0%72.0%56.0%
200977.0%66.0%49.0%
200867.0%62.0%46.0%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
201080.0%72.0%55.0%
200967.0%71.0%52.0%
200864.0%67.0%47.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201072.0%67.0%52.0%
200969.0%63.0%49.0%
200859.0%60.0%44.0%
 
Source: CA Department of Education 2009-2010

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