Buena Vista Elementary



Buena Vista Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Buena Vista Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 60
1 48
2 39
3 37
4 48
5 50
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Buena Vista Elementary is a public elementary school located in Carlsbad, CA in the Carlsbad Unified School District. It enrolls 282 students in grades 1st through 12th. Buena Vista Elementary is the 5,245th largest public school in California and the 43,105th largest nationally. It has 26.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 282
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 10.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 43,105th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 5,245th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,236th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 5,469th out of 6,257

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Buena Vista Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 143
(51%)
3,542
(47%)
 Male 139
(49%)
3,931
(53%)

Buena Vista Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 143
(51%)
4,206
(56%)
 Hispanic 107
(38%)
2,035
(27%)
 Two or More 19
(7%)
517
(7%)
 Asian 8
(3%)
569
(8%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
19
(0%)
 Black 2
(1%)
98
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
29
(0%)

Buena Vista Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 190
(67%)
5,921
(79%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 66
(23%)
1,201
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(9%)
351
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Buena Vista Elementary is ranked 5,031st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Buena Vista Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (32.6%) is lower than the state average of 60.7%. 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 293
2006 265
2007 249
2008 287
2009 255
2010 276
2011 286
2012 289
2013 283
2014 318
2015 282

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.2
2006 14.7
2007 16
2008 24.7
2009 13.3
2010 N/A
2011 28.6
2012 27.5
2013 28.3
2014 26.5
2015 26.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.35494880546075
2006 0.66792452830189
2007 0.56224899598394
2008 0.42857142857143
2009 0.43137254901961
2010 0.43115942028986
2011 0.1048951048951
2012 0.3840830449827
2013 0.31095406360424
2014 0.30817610062893
2015 0.32624113475177

Compare Buena Vista Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,690.0% 26.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 32.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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