Buena High School

5225 E. Buena School Blvd.
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Buena High School serves 2,148 students in grades 7-12.
Buena High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Buena High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Buena High School's student population of 2,148 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 91 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students2,148 students
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Total Classroom Teachers91 teachers
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School Rankings

Buena High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Buena High School is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#530 out of 2120 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:118:1
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American Indian
1%
6%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
36%
45%
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Black
8%
5%
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White
45%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
7%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.660.65
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Graduation Rate
91%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSierra Vista Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Buena High School is Ctd - Buena High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Aoc-cochise County Juvenile Dentention Centre (1.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sierra Vista Ctd - Buena High School Vocational School
    Math: 31% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 10-12
    0.1 miles
    5225 E. Buena School Blvd.
    Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
    (520) 515-2869
    0.1 10-12 n/a
  • Sierra Vista Aoc-cochise County Juvenile Dentention Centre Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12
    1.1 miles
    100 S Colonia De Salud Suite,
    Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
    (520) 803-3006
    1.1 6-12 n/a
  • Yuma Berean Academy Charter School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 320 students
    1.3 miles
    1169 N. Colombo Drive
    Yuma, AZ 85365
    (520) 459-4113
    1.3 K-12 320
  • Sierra Vista Pueblo Del Sol Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-6 | 530 students
    1.7 miles
    5130 Paseo Las Palmas
    Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
    (520) 515-2714
    1.7 K-6 530
  • Sierra Vista Sierra Vista Online
    Grades: 9-12 | 12 students
    2.3 miles
    3555 East Fry Boulevard
    Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
    (520) 515-2928
    2.3 9-12 12

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