Buena High School

Tel: (805)289-1826
  • Buena High School serves 1,977 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 76%.
  • Buena High School operates within the Ventura Unified School District.
  • Ventura Unified School District's 82% graduation rate is lower than the CA state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1977 students has declined by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 76 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,977 students
Buena High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Buena High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers76 teachers
Buena High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeBuena High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio26:124:1
Buena High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
American Indian
Buena High School American Indian Students (1991-2014)
Buena High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Buena High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Buena High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Buena High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
Buena High School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsBuena High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.580.41
Buena High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Buena High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
Buena High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Ventura Unified School District's student population of 17,354 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 82% has decreased from 97% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,878 in this district is less than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has declined by 10% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,297 is less than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameVentura Unified School District
Number of Schools
Number of Students Managed17,3541,597
Ventura Unified School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate82%83%
Ventura Unified School District Graduation Rate (2003-2015)
District Total Revenue$155 MM$17 MM
Ventura Unified School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$162 MM$18 MM
Ventura Unified School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$8,878$10,238
Ventura Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,297$10,739
Ventura Unified School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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