1025 E. 28th St.
Oakland, CA 94610
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Bella Vista Elementary School serves 439 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Bella Vista Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is equal to the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is equal to the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 439 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Bella Vista Elementary School's student population of 439 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
439 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Bella Vista Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Bella Vista Elementary School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#6262 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
22:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
46%
12%
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Hispanic
24%
56%
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Black
17%
5%
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White
6%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

40% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Bella Vista Elementary School?

439 students attend Bella Vista Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

46% of Bella Vista Elementary School students are Asian, 24% of students are Hispanic, 17% of students are Black, 6% of students are White, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Bella Vista Elementary School?

Bella Vista Elementary School has a student ration of 22:1, which is equal to the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Bella Vista Elementary School offer ?

Bella Vista Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

What school district is Bella Vista Elementary School part of?

Bella Vista Elementary School is part of Oakland Unified School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Spring Break
April 03, 2023 (Monday)
Spring Break
April 04, 2023 (Tuesday)
Spring Break
April 05, 2023 (Wednesday)
Spring Break
April 06, 2023 (Thursday)
Spring Break
April 07, 2023 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 439 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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