Buena High School

Tel: (805)289-1826
  • Buena High School serves 1,949 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 29% (which is lower than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 58% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Buena High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.
  • Buena High School operates within the Ventura Unified School District.
  • Ventura Unified School District's 92% graduation rate is higher than the California state average of 83%.

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School Overview

  • Buena High School's student population of 1949 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 78 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,949 students
Gender %Buena High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers78 teachers
Students by GradeBuena High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Buena High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Buena High School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio25:124:1
Asian
4%
11%
Hispanic
52%
54%
Black
1%
6%
White
41%
24%
Two or more races
2%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsBuena High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.570.64
Graduation Rate
95%
83%
Buena High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Buena High School is Ventura Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Ventura Unified School District's student population of 17,108 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 92% has increased from 90% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $8,878 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has declined by 10% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $9,297 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameVentura Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    27
    4
    Number of Students Managed17,1081,585
    Ventura Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    42%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    53%
    48%
    District Graduation Rate
    92%
    83%
    District Total Revenue$155 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$162 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$8,878$11,049
    District Spending / Student$9,297$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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