Mary Buren Elementary School

Mary Buren Elementary School serves 822 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 74%.
Mary Buren Elementary School operates within the Guadalupe Union Elementary School District.

Overview

The student population of 822 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 822 students
Mary Buren Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Mary Buren Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Mary Buren Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less 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 27:1 22:1
Mary Buren Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
98%
52%
Mary Buren Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
2%
26%
Mary Buren Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Mary Buren 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.
0.04 0.42
Mary Buren Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
99%
48%
Mary Buren Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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.
n/a
8%
Mary Buren Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,182 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,804 is higher than the state average of $11,099. The district revenue/student has grown by 58% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,530 is higher than the state average of $10,975. The district spending/student has grown by 56% over four years.
School District Name Guadalupe Union Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
4
Number of Students Managed 1,182 1,667
Guadalupe Union Elementary School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $14 MM $19 MM
Guadalupe Union Elementary School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $14 MM $18 MM
Guadalupe Union Elementary School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,804 $11,099
Guadalupe Union Elementary School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,530 $10,975
Guadalupe Union Elementary 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 Phoenix High School (6.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kermit Mckenzie Junior High School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bonita Elementary School (3.4 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • GuadalupeKermit Mckenzie Junior High School
    4710 West Main St
    GuadalupeCA 93434
    (805)343-1951
    1 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 360 students                      
  • Santa MariaBonita Elementary School
    2715 West Main St
    Santa MariaCA 93458
    (805)361-8280
    3.4 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 599 students                      
  • NipomoLange (dorothea) Elementary School
    1661 Via Alta Mesa
    NipomoCA 93444
    (805)474-3670
    4.3 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 573 students                      
  • NipomoDana Elementary School
    920 West Tefft St
    NipomoCA 93444
    (805)474-3790
    5.8 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 598 students                      
  • Santa MariaPhoenix High School
    Alternative School
    402 Farnel Rd
    Santa MariaCA 93458
    (805)964-4710
    Alternative School

    6.6 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1 students                      

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