Buena Vista Elementary



Buena Vista Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Buena Vista Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 91
1 100
2 95
3 93
4 76
5 83
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Buena Vista Elementary is a public elementary school located in Walnut Creek, CA in the Walnut Creek Elementary School District. It enrolls 538 students in grades 1st through 12th. Buena Vista Elementary is the 2,914th largest public school in California and the 18,064th largest nationally. It has 20.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 538
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.87
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,064th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,914th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 975th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,649th out of 6,159

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Buena Vista Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 298
(55%)
1,831
(52%)
 Female 240
(45%)
1,710
(48%)

Buena Vista Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 271
(50%)
2,165
(61%)
 Hispanic 100
(19%)
497
(14%)
 Asian 98
(18%)
578
(16%)
 Two or More 38
(7%)
173
(5%)
 Black 24
(4%)
95
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(1%)
15
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
18
(1%)

Buena Vista Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 462
(86%)
3,200
(90%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 52
(10%)
242
(7%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 24
(4%)
99
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Buena Vista Elementary is ranked 5,022nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Buena Vista Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (14.1%) 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 430
2006 407
2007 396
2008 473
2009 468
2010 492
2011 520
2012 538

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.9
2006 15.3
2007 13.9
2008 17.6
2009 20.3
2010 N/A
2011 21.9
2012 20

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.16511627906977
2006 0.12039312039312
2007 0.11868686868687
2008 0.14376321353066
2009 0.17094017094017
2010 0.18089430894309
2011
2012 0.14126394052045

Compare Buena Vista Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,000.0% 20.0:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 14.1%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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Public KG - 05 538 20:1  
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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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