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Welcome To

Van Buren Elementary School

2525 29th Street SW Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404 | 319-558-2377


A message from our principal

Amy Evans

Welcome to Van Buren Elementary!! Van Buren Elementary is one of 21 elementary schools in the Cedar Rapids Community School District.

We serve approximately 350 students K-5th and are proud to offer several programs in our building to meet your child’s academic and social needs including Kids on Course and a strong ELL program. Our staff fosters a safe and collaborative culture that supports each student. We look forward to partnering with your family and learning more about your child!

Amy Evans

Points of Pride

350 students

17 languages spoken in our schools

1:1 personal devices for all students

67 dedicated staff