Van Buren Profile

Van Buren is a Title One school. We serve approximately 370 students from Kindergarten through 5th grade.  Students participate in three specials: art, music, P.E.  Many students are involved in the Van Buren community through a variety activities.  Van Buren is one of two schools chosen to pilot the Kids on Course Program which is fully funded by the Zach Johnson Foundation. It is a collaboration with United Way of East Central Iowa and the Cedar Rapids Community School District.  Kids on Course inspires in students the confidence to realize their academic and individual potential by providing creative and inventive opportunities that connect students and families to community, schools and high learning.