Plaza Vista Elementary School

Plaza Vista Elementary School serves 961 students in grades KG-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 74%.
Plaza Vista Elementary School operates within the Irvine Unf School District.

Overview

The student population of 961 students has grown by 16% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 961 students
Plaza Vista Elementary School Total Students (2000-2013)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Plaza Vista Elementary School Total Teachers (2000-2013)
Students by Grade Plaza Vista Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has increased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 31:1 22:1
Plaza Vista Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2000-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
Plaza Vista Elementary School American Indian Students (2004-2009)
Asian
61%
11%
Plaza Vista Elementary School Asian Students (2000-2013)
Hispanic
9%
52%
Plaza Vista Elementary School Black Students (2000-2013)
Black
1%
7%
Plaza Vista Elementary School Black Students (2000-2013)
White
20%
26%
Plaza Vista Elementary School White Students (2000-2013)
Two or more races
8%
3%
Plaza Vista Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Plaza Vista Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.58 0.42
Plaza Vista Elementary School Diversity Score (2000-2013)
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.
6%
48%
Plaza Vista Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2013)
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.
1%
8%
Plaza Vista Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 29,045 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,585 is less than the state average of $11,099. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,132 is less than the state average of $10,975. The district spending/student has grown by 25% over four years.
School District Name Irvine Unf School District
Number of Schools
Managed
36
4
Number of Students Managed 29,045 1,667
Irvine Unf School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $281 MM $19 MM
Irvine Unf School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $269 MM $18 MM
Irvine Unf School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,585 $11,099
Irvine Unf School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,132 $10,975
Irvine Unf School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Alternative Education-san Joaquin 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 Grades Students
  • IrvineAlternative Education-san Joaquin High School
    Alternative School
    3387 Barranca Parkway
    IrvineCA 92606
    (949)936-7440
    Alternative School

    0.6 mi | Gr. KG-12 | 114 students                      
  • IrvineCreekside High School
    Alternative School
    3387 Barranca Parkway
    IrvineCA 92606
    (949)936-7400
    Alternative School

    0.6 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 159 students                      
  • IrvineIrvine Adult Transition Programs High School
    Special Education School
    3387 Barranca Parkway
    IrvineCA 92606
    (949)936-7400
    Special Education School

    0.6 mi | Gr. 12 | 49 students                      
  • IrvineLakeside Middle School
    3 Lemongrass
    IrvineCA 92604
    (949)559-1601
    0.8 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 772 students                      
  • IrvineStone Creek Elementary School
    2 Stone Creek South
    IrvineCA 92604
    (949)551-1201
    0.9 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 556 students                      

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