Buena Terra Elementary



Buena Terra Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Buena Terra Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 74
1 86
2 65
3 66
4 70
5 83
6 81
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Buena Terra Elementary is a public elementary school located in Buena Park, CA in the Centralia Elementary School District. It enrolls 525 students in grades 1st through 12th. Buena Terra Elementary is the 3,048th largest public school in California and the 19,250th largest nationally. It has 27.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 525
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 19
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 19,250th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,048th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,914th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,706th out of 6,159

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Buena Terra Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 301
(57%)
2,351
(52%)
 Female 224
(43%)
2,143
(48%)

Buena Terra Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 269
(51%)
2,443
(54%)
 White 122
(23%)
687
(15%)
 Asian 94
(18%)
1,010
(22%)
 Two or More 22
(4%)
171
(4%)
 Black 12
(2%)
125
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(1%)
45
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
13
(0%)

Buena Terra Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 279
(53%)
1,796
(40%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 203
(39%)
2,333
(52%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 43
(8%)
365
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Buena Terra Elementary is ranked 3,339th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Buena Terra Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (46.9%) 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 Terra Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 387
2006 390
2007 360
2008 392
2009 392
2010 531
2011 509
2012 525

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.8
2006 20.5
2007 20
2008 24.5
2009 23.1
2010 N/A
2011 26.8
2012 27.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.22739018087855
2006 0.31794871794872
2007 0.32777777777778
2008 0.2219387755102
2009 0.29591836734694
2010 0.42184557438795
2011
2012 0.46857142857143

Compare Buena Terra Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,760.0% 27.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 46.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Buena Terra Elementary
Buena Park, CA
Public KG - 06 525 27.6:1  
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Private PK - 10 124 67:1 1 miles
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Public KG - 06 607 26.4:1 1 miles
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Public KG - 06 540 27:1 1 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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