Buena Vista Elementary School

  • Buena Vista Elementary School serves 204 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-29% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-49% (which is approximately equal to the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

  • Buena Vista Elementary School's student population of 204 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students204 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Buena Vista Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Buena Vista Elementary School is 0.43, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#1027 out of 1,704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
19%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
73%
53%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Buena Vista Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.430.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Buena Vista Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColorado Springs No. 11 in the county of E School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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