Van Buren High School

202 West College, Van Buren, MO 63965 | (573) 323-4295
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Student Enrollment: 267
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 267 middle and high school students from grades 6-12
  • Ranks 148th out of 513 high schools in MO.
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Not Met
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: PO Box 550, Van Buren, MO 63965
  • Principal or Admin: Mark Wood
  • Fax: (573) 323-4295
  • Website: schoolweb.missouri.edu
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 267
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 22.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 11.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 133 (49.8%)
  • Females: 134 (50.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 17 (6.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 151 (56.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 168 (62.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Van Buren High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black10.4%
Asian--
Hispanic10.4%
White26599.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Van Buren High School
  Number Percent
6th Grade4617.2%
7th Grade3412.7%
8th Grade2910.9%
9th Grade4516.9%
10th Grade3713.9%
11th Grade3613.5%
12th Grade4015.0%
Classroom Environment (2010)
Students Per Classroom
School:
14.0
District:
14.0
Graduation and Dropout Rates (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
94.9%
District:
94.9%
Dropout Rate
School:
0.6%
District:
0.6%
Post-Graduate Profiles (2010)
Percent Entering a 2-Year College: 50.0%
Percent Entering a 4-Year College: 20.0%
Percent Entering the Work Force: 15.0%
Percent Entering the Military: 7.5%
Percent Unknown: 7.5%
Faculty Information (2010)
Principal Years of Experience: 11.0
Teacher Average Years of Experience: 17.9
Faculty Salary (2010)
Average Salary of Administration: $69,270
Average Salary of Teachers: $42,356
Teacher Credentials (2009)
Percent of Teachers with Regular Certificates
School:
96.3%
District:
97.8%
Percent of Teachers with Special Certificates
School:
3.7%
District:
2.2%
Source: MO Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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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 High School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on MAP state exams in the following subjects:
  • Algebra I
  • Algebra II
  • American History
  • Biology
  • Communication Arts
  • English I
  • English II
  • Geometry
  • Government
  • Mathematics
  • Science
ACT Exam Performance (2010)
ACT Composite Score
School:
20.9
District:
20.9
Percent of Graduates Scoring Higher Than the National Average: 32.4%
Percent of Graduates Taking the ACT
School:
54.1%
District:
54.1%
AYP Details (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Not Met
Title I Status: School Improvement Level 1
Years Receiving Sanctions: 1

MAP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Communication Arts Test
201046.7%46.7%50.2%
200951.7%51.7%48.1%
200862.0%62.0%47.6%
 
Mathematics Test
201028.8%28.8%56.0%
200927.6%27.6%50.7%
200848.3%48.3%51.0%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Communication Arts Test
201052.9%52.9%52.4%
200964.3%64.3%51.1%
200858.1%58.1%49.3%
 
Mathematics Test
201041.2%41.2%55.2%
200967.9%67.9%52.4%
200848.8%48.8%49.9%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Communication Arts Test
201064.3%64.3%52.4%
200946.3%46.3%50.2%
200839.6%39.6%48.4%
 
Mathematics Test
201057.1%57.1%52.0%
200943.9%43.9%47.0%
200841.9%41.9%44.3%
 
Science Test
201064.3%64.3%48.4%
200934.1%34.1%45.2%
200839.5%39.5%43.3%
 

End of Course - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Algebra I Test
201079.3%79.3%57.3%
200956.6%56.6%52.7%
 
Algebra II Test
201064.7%64.7%41.8%
 
American History Test
201024.1%24.1%-
 
Biology Test
201059.2%59.2%56.7%
200939.5%39.5%55.1%
 
English I Test
201059.5%59.5%56.1%
 
English II Test
201071.7%71.7%73.2%
200966.7%66.7%72.6%
 
Geometry Test
201080.9%80.9%51.4%
 
Government Test
201035.3%35.3%-
 
Source: MO Department of Education 2009-2010

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