Vista Elementary School



Vista Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Vista Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 95
1 89
2 78
3 118
4 102
5 111
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Vista Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Kennewick, WA in the Kennewick School District. It enrolls 593 students in grades 1st through 12th. Vista Elementary School is the 211th largest public school in Washington and the 14,140th largest nationally. It has 19.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 593
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 30
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 14,140th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Washington: 211th out of 1,301
Student/Teacher Rank in Washington: 1,018th out of 1,263
Full Time Teacher Rank in Washington: 353rd out of 1,263

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Vista Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 297
(50%)
6,643
(52%)
 Female 296
(50%)
6,071
(48%)

Vista Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 337
(57%)
6,881
(54%)
 Hispanic 200
(34%)
4,745
(37%)
 Two or More 39
(7%)
480
(4%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
242
(2%)
 Black 8
(1%)
296
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
41
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
29
(0%)

Vista Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 400
(67%)
6,834
(54%)
 Not Eligible 143
(24%)
4,933
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 50
(8%)
947
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,286 ranked schools in Washington, Vista Elementary School is ranked 79th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Vista Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 47.3%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Vista Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 411
2006 361
2007 381
2008 413
2009 392
2010 428
2011 458
2012 522
2013 561
2014 553
2015 593

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.1
2006 19.4
2007 18.8
2008 20.3
2009 17.3
2010 19.8
2011 19.5
2012 19.7
2013 N/A
2014 16.2
2015 19.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.50121654501217
2006 0.51523545706371
2007 0.62992125984252
2008 0.6271186440678
2009 0.64285714285714
2010 0.67523364485981
2011 0.73362445414847
2012 0.66858237547893
2013 0.67914438502674
2014 0.75949367088608
2015 0.75885328836425

Compare Vista Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,677.6% 16.8:1
 
1,980.0% 19.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 47.3%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 75.9%
 

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Vista Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 593 19.8:1  
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Private PK - 08 199 14:1 3 miles
Desert Hills Middle School
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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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