Van Buren Elementary School

3115 Marble Front Rd, Caldwell, ID 83605 | (208) 455-3326
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 605
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5 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Lavaun Dennett
  • Fax: (208) 455-3329
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Caldwell School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $6,852
  • Graduation Rate: 67.7%
  • Dropout Rate: 4.6%
  • Students Per Teacher: 18.8
  • Enrolled Students: 6,248

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 605
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 31.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 19.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 344 (56.9%)
  • Females: 261 (43.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 25 (4.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 434 (71.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 459 (75.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Van Buren Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black20.3%
Asian30.5%
Hispanic39164.6%
White20834.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Van Buren Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten183.0%
Kindergarten10116.7%
1st Grade13121.7%
2nd Grade10417.2%
3rd Grade8914.7%
4th Grade8413.9%
5th Grade7812.9%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 93%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:-
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 9 Years
  • Average Salary: $34,803
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Van Buren Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$30,58948%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$38,73652%
Source: ID Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for Van Buren Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Former Student on January 31, 2011
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • this school was great best school i ever went to!!

Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Van Buren Elementary School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on ISAT state exams in the following subjects:
  • Language Usage
  • Mathematics
  • Reading
  • Science

ISAT - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Usage Test
201060.0%65.6%73.1%
 
Mathematics Test
201081.0%86.8%87.7%
 
Reading Test
201078.7%85.2%88.9%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Usage Test
201075.0%72.9%81.9%
 
Mathematics Test
201088.8%82.5%84.9%
 
Reading Test
201082.3%80.0%86.2%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Usage Test
201061.2%70.0%77.2%
 
Mathematics Test
201078.8%79.7%79.8%
 
Reading Test
201080.0%83.8%88.0%
 
Science Test
201041.2%43.2%64.9%
 
Source: ID Department of Education 2009-2010

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