Buena Vista Elementary



Buena Vista Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Buena Vista Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 17
1 25
2 22
3 16
4 21
5 20
6 23
7 29
8 25
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Buena Vista Elementary is a public elementary school located in Tulare, CA in the Buena Vista Elementary School District. It enrolls 198 students in grades 1st through 12th. Buena Vista Elementary is the 5,509th largest public school in California and the 48,211th largest nationally. It has 19.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 198
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 10
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 48,211th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 5,509th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 913th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 5,397th out of 6,159

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Buena Vista Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 100
(51%)
100
(51%)
 Female 98
(49%)
98
(49%)

Buena Vista Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 135
(68%)
135
(68%)
 White 55
(28%)
55
(28%)
 Black 5
(3%)
5
(3%)
 Two or More 3
(2%)
3
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Buena Vista Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 149
(75%)
149
(75%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 49
(25%)
49
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Buena Vista Elementary is ranked 5,351st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Buena Vista Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (24.7%) 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 Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 181
2006 204
2007 194
2008 193
2009 188
2010 194
2011 202
2012 198

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.1
2006 20.4
2007 17.6
2008 19.3
2009 18.8
2010 N/A
2011 19.9
2012 19.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.47513812154696
2006 0.52941176470588
2007 0.57731958762887
2008 0.58549222797927
2009 0.62765957446809
2010 0.70618556701031
2011
2012 0.24747474747475

Compare Buena Vista Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,980.0% 19.8:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 24.7%
 
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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