Panama-buena Vista Union School District Public Schools

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There are 23 public schools managed by Panama-buena Vista Union School District serving 16,810 students in Bakersfield, CA.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California state average of 74%.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is more than the state average of 22:1.

Panama-buena Vista Union School District Public Schools

(Panama-buena Vista Union) Stats (CA) State Statistics
# of Students 16,810 6,202,763 students
# of Teachers 585 263,889 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio 29 24:1
# of Male Students 8,515 3,073,425 students
% Male Students 50.7 49.5%
# of Female Students 8,295 3,129,338 students
% Female Students 49.3 50.5%
Students by Ethnicity:
# of American Indian Students 93 students 42,330 students
% American Indian Students
0.6% 0.7%
# of Asian Students 1,471 692,738 students
% Asian Students
8.8% 11.2%
# of Hispanic Students 8,625 students 3,235,632 students
% Hispanic Students
51.3% 52.2%
# of Black Students 1,858 students 402,200 students
% Black Students
11.1% 6.5%
# of White Students 4,599 students 1,613,389 students
% White Students
27% 26%
# of Other Students 164 students 216,474 students
% of Other Students
1% 3%
Students by Grade:
# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: n/a n/a
# of Students in Kindergarten: 1,821 students 487,817 students
# of Students in 1st Grade: 1,862 students 489,845 students
# of Students in 2nd Grade: 1,871 students 471,826 students
# of Students in 3rd Grade: 1,777 students 467,269 students
# of Students in 4th Grade: 1,797 students 461,682 students
# of Students in 5th Grade: 1,903 students 451,761 students
# of Students in 6th Grade: 1,907 students 466,180 students
# of Students in 7th Grade: 1,945 students 463,297 students
# of Students in 8th Grade: 1,927 students students 466,532 students
# of Students in 9th Grade: n/a 500,059 students
# of Students in 10th Grade: n/a 493,445 students
# of Students in 11th Grade: n/a 485,461 students
# of Students in 12th Grade: n/a 491,531 students
# of Ungraded Students: n/a 6,058 students
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Panama-buena Vista Union School District public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of .53, which is higher than the California average of . The most diverse school in the district is . Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or in the USA.