Buena Vista Elementary



Buena Vista Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Buena Vista Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 117
1 141
2 129
3 128
4 136
5 135
6 121
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Buena Vista Elementary is a public elementary school located in Bakersfield, CA in the Panama-Buena Vista Union School District. It enrolls 907 students in grades 1st through 12th. Buena Vista Elementary is the 378th largest public school in California and the 2,079th largest nationally. It has 28.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 907
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 28.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.76
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,079th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 378th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,332nd out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 810th out of 6,159

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Buena Vista Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 472
(52%)
6,978
(52%)
 Female 435
(48%)
6,419
(48%)

Buena Vista Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 407
(45%)
7,035
(53%)
 White 286
(32%)
3,540
(26%)
 Asian 125
(14%)
1,138
(8%)
 Black 57
(6%)
1,432
(11%)
 Two or More 19
(2%)
143
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 9
(1%)
57
(0%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
52
(0%)

Buena Vista Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 505
(56%)
5,099
(38%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 262
(29%)
6,656
(50%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 140
(15%)
1,642
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Buena Vista Elementary is ranked 1,945th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Buena Vista Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (44.3%) is slightly lower than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Buena Vista Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 900
2006 1093
2007 1066
2008 932
2009 866
2010 881
2011 884
2012 907

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.6
2006 21.2
2007 20.3
2008 19.6
2009 25.2
2010 N/A
2011 32.7
2012 28.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.26888888888889
2006 0.30466605672461
2007 0.37054409005629
2008 0.38841201716738
2009 0.41108545034642
2010 0.45516458569807
2011 0.40497737556561
2012 0.44321940463065

Compare Buena Vista Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,860.0% 28.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 44.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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