Buena Vista Elementary School

924 W Pikes Peak Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80905
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Buena Vista Elementary School serves 198 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Buena Vista Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 198 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

School Overview

Buena Vista Elementary School's student population of 198 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
198 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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School Rankings

Buena Vista Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Buena Vista Elementary School is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#920 out of 1734 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-59%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
20%
35%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
71%
52%
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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
0.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Buena Vista Elementary School's ranking?
Buena Vista Elementary School is ranked #920 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Buena Vista Elementary School often compared to?
Buena Vista Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Howbert Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 40-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend Buena Vista Elementary School?
198 students attend Buena Vista Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
71% of Buena Vista Elementary School students are White, 20% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Buena Vista Elementary School?
Buena Vista Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is equal to the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Buena Vista Elementary School offer ?
Buena Vista Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Buena Vista Elementary School part of?
Buena Vista Elementary School is part of Colorado Springs School District No. 11 In The County Of E.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 198 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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