Buena Terra Elementary School

  • Buena Terra Elementary School serves 531 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 64% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 68% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Buena Terra Elementary School's student population of 531 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students531 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Buena Terra Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has increased from 26:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Buena Terra Elementary School is 0.69, which is more 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#859 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Buena Terra Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Buena Terra Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio30:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Buena Terra Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
25%
11%
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Hispanic
44%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Buena Terra Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Buena Terra Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
24%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Buena Terra Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.690.64
This chart display the diversity score of Buena Terra Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Buena Terra Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Buena Terra Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCentralia Elementary School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Buena Terra Elementary School is Hope (0.6 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Hope (0.6 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Raymond Temple Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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