Plaza Vista Elementary School

Plaza Vista Elementary School serves 949 students in grades KG-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 74%.
Plaza Vista Elementary School operates within the Irvine Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 949 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 949 students
Plaza Vista Elementary School Total Students (2000-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Plaza Vista Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (2000-2012)
Students by Grade Plaza Vista Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is less than the state average of 1.15. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 30:1 22:1
Plaza Vista Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (2000-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
60%
11%
Plaza Vista Elementary School Asian (2000-2012)
Hispanic
8%
52%
Plaza Vista Elementary School Hispanic (2000-2012)
Black
1%
7%
Plaza Vista Elementary School Black (2000-2012)
White
21%
26%
Plaza Vista Elementary School White (2000-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Plaza Vista Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Plaza Vista Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The 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.
0.59 1.15
Plaza Vista Elementary School Diversity Score (2000-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
10%
Plaza Vista Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2011)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
n/a
Plaza Vista Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 28,145 students has grown by 6% over five years.
School District Name Irvine Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
34
4
Number of Students Managed 28,145 1,671
Irvine Unified School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $281 MM $19 MM
Irvine Unified School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $269 MM $18 MM
Irvine Unified School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,585 $11,099
Irvine Unified School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,132 $10,975
Irvine Unified School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Creekside High School (0.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Alternative Education-san Joaquin High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Alternative Education-san Joaquin High School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Irvine Creekside High School
    Alternative School
    3387 Barranca Parkway
    Irvine , CA , 92606
    (949)936-7400
    Alternative School
    0.6  mi  |  169  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Irvine Alternative Education-san Joaquin High School
    Alternative School
    3387 Barranca Parkway
    Irvine , CA , 92606
    (949)936-7440
    Alternative School
    0.6  mi  |  102  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Irvine Irvine Adult Transition Programs High School
    Special Education School
    3387 Barranca Parkway
    Irvine , CA , 92606
    (949)936-7400
    Special Education School
    0.6  mi  |  41  students  |  Gr.  12
  • Irvine Lakeside Middle School
    3 Lemongrass
    Irvine , CA , 92604
    (949)559-1601
    0.8  mi  |  699  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Irvine Stone Creek Elementary School
    2 Stone Creek South
    Irvine , CA , 92604
    (949)551-1201
    0.9  mi  |  552  students  |  Gr.  KG-6

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Irvine, CA 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 0.66, which is higher than the California average of 0.45. The most diverse school in Irvine is Culverdale Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.