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Van Buren Elementary
1245 North Van Buren St.
Placentia, CA 92870

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  • School Type: Elementary School
  • District: Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified
  • Ranking compared to similar schools: 3
  • Achieved API growth target: Yes
  • Teachers with Full Credentials: 100%
  • Teachers with Emergency Credentials: 0%
  • School Schedule: Standard
  • Grades: K-6
  • K-3 Class Size: 22
  • Grades 4-6 Class Size: 32
Demographic Information:
  • GATE students: 5%
  • English learners: 7%
  • Reclassified as English proficient: 4%
  • Migrant education program participants: 0%
  • Eligible for free/reduced price lunch: 26%
  • Special education within past two years: 13%
Parent's Education:
  • Overall Average Education4: 3.94
(based on the 83% who responded)
Graduate School
College Graduate
Some College
High School
Not a High School

State Rank: 9 out of 101
API Score:
Student Ethnicity:
African American
Two or More

Median Home Price (Zindex) for zip code 92870:

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El Camino Real Continuation High rank: A in Placentia
Esperanza High rank: 9 in Anaheim
Fairmont Elementary rank: 10 in Yorba Linda
George Key rank: C in Placentia
Glenview Elementary rank: 5 in Anaheim
Golden Elementary rank: 10 in Placentia
John O. Tynes Elementary rank: 6 in Placentia
Kraemer Middle rank: 9 in Placentia
La Entrada High rank: 4 in Anaheim
Lakeview Elementary rank: 10 in Yorba Linda
Linda Vista Elementary rank: 10 in Yorba Linda
Mabel M. Paine Elementary rank: 8 in Yorba Linda
Morse Avenue Elementary rank: 7 in Placentia
Olinda Elementary rank: 10 in Brea
Orange Unified Pre-K SDC rank: in Anaheim
Parkview rank: 8 in Placentia
Rose Drive Elementary rank: 10 in Yorba Linda
Ruby Drive Elementary rank: 3 in Placentia
Sierra Vista Elementary rank: 9 in Placentia
Topaz Elementary rank: 8 in Fullerton
Valencia High rank: 9 in Placentia
Yorba Linda High rank: 10 in Yorba Linda
Yorba Linda Middle rank: 10 in Yorba Linda

  1. The State Rank is determined by a school's API Score in comparison to all other schools in California. (1 is the worst, 10 is the best). An equal number of schools occupy each rank. * This rank comes from the 2013 California Academic Performance Index (API) Growth report.
  2. The API Score is a number between 200 and 1000 that reflects a school's performance on statewide student assessments administered in 2013.
  3. Alternative Schools receive APIs but do not receive ranks
  4. Parent Education is the average of all responses where "1" represents "Not a high school graduate" and "5" represents "Graduate school."
  5. More information: 2012-13 Academic Performance Index Reports Information Guide (PDF; 629KB; 65pp.)