Buena Vista Middle School



Buena Vista Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Buena Vista Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 129
7 128
8 114
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Buena Vista Middle School is a public elementary school located in Salinas, CA in the Spreckels Union Elementary School District. It enrolls 371 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 21.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 371
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.38

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Buena Vista Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 188
(51%)
496
(50%)
 Male 183
(49%)
491
(50%)

Buena Vista Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 204
(55%)
569
(58%)
 Hispanic 118
(32%)
283
(29%)
 Asian 25
(7%)
50
(5%)
 Two or More 23
(6%)
77
(8%)
 Black 1
(0%)
6
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Buena Vista Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 313
(84%)
833
(84%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 44
(12%)
112
(11%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 14
(4%)
42
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Buena Vista Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (15.6%) is significantly 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 Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 324
2006 323
2007 322
2008 332
2009 356
2010 379
2011 351
2012 371

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22
2006 23.9
2007 22.5
2008 24.4
2009 25.4
2010 N/A
2011 19.5
2012 21.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.1141975308642
2006 0.15170278637771
2007 0.12732919254658
2008 0.14457831325301
2009 0.17134831460674
2010 0.15039577836412
2011 0.32763532763533
2012 0.15633423180593

Compare Buena Vista Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,130.0% 21.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 15.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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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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