About Van Buren Public Schools
Van Buren Public Schools serves students in Western Wayne County in Michigan. We want to share all of the wonderful things happening in our district. Van Buren Public Schools, being a public educational entity, complies fully with the Michigan Freedom of Information Act enacted in 1976 and as most recently amended in December 2014.
The District has approximately 4,800 students and is located in Wayne County. We have about 200 schools of choice students from outside the district and county. The ethnicity within the district is 51% Caucasian, 41% African American and 1% - 2% in other categories. We provide special education services to about 20% of the students.
The Van Buren Public School District has four K-4th grade elementary schools (Edgemont, Savage, Rawsonville and Tyler), one 7th - 8th-grade middle school (McBride), one 5th - 6th-grade intermediate school (Owen), one 9th - 12th grade High School and the Early Childhood Development Center for preschool students aged 3 - 5 years old. The District serves the City of Belleville, Sumpter Township, Van Buren Township, a small section of Washtenaw County and a small section of Canton. Due to the Belleville Lake areas and bedroom community areas, there is a large diversity in income earnings and job types among students' families.