Buena Vista Elementary



Buena Vista Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Buena Vista Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 135
1 170
2 130
3 132
4 150
5 137
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Buena Vista Elementary is a public elementary school located in Greer, SC in the Greenville 01 School District. It enrolls 854 students in grades 1st through 12th. Buena Vista Elementary is the 61st largest public school in South Carolina and the 3,161st largest nationally. It has 18.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 854
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 45.8

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Buena Vista Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 442
(52%)
28,365
(52%)
 Female 412
(48%)
26,313
(48%)

Buena Vista Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 599
(70%)
29,278
(54%)
 Asian 76
(9%)
1,185
(2%)
 Black 74
(9%)
12,899
(24%)
 Hispanic 62
(7%)
8,689
(16%)
 Two or More 40
(5%)
2,348
(4%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
186
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
93
(0%)

Buena Vista Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 681
(80%)
26,229
(48%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 155
(18%)
25,544
(47%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(2%)
2,905
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 701 ranked schools in South Carolina, Buena Vista Elementary is ranked 593rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Buena Vista Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (20.3%) is significantly lower than the state average of 62.8%. 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 758
2006 803
2007 867
2008 845
2009 823
2010 784
2011 806
2012 827
2013 841
2014 836
2015 854

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.4
2006 13.7
2007 18.1
2008 18.9
2009 18.8
2010 18.9
2011 19.1
2012 18.4
2013 18.9
2014 17.8
2015 18.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.1490765171504
2006 0.14072229140722
2007 0.14763552479815
2008 0.17159763313609
2009 0.19319562575942
2010 0.19642857142857
2011 0.20719602977667
2012 0.22249093107618
2013 0.22116527942925
2014 0.23564593301435
2015 0.20257611241218

Compare Buena Vista Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,443.1% 14.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,860.0% 18.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 20.3%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.8%
 

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Buena Vista Elementary
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Public KG - 05 854 18.6:1  
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Public PK - 05 1,055 17.6:1 2 miles
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Public PK - 05 593 15.9:1 3 miles
Brook Glenn Elementary
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Public PK - 05 438 15.1:1 3 miles
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Public KG - 08 584 16.7:1 3 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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