Buena Vista Elementary School

21660 Rd. 60
Tulare, CA 93274
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Buena Vista Elementary School serves 212 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Buena Vista Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Buena Vista Elementary School's student population of 212 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students212 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

Buena Vista Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Buena Vista Elementary School is 0.45, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#4882 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
69%
54%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
28%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.450.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBuena Vista Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Buena Vista Elementary School is Mission Oak High School (3.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Oak Valley Elementary School (3.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tulare Mission Oak High School Math: 26% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,550 student
    3.3 miles
    3442 E. Bardsley Ave.
    Tulare, CA 93274
    (559) 688-2021
    3.3 9-12 1,550
  • Tulare Oak Valley Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 568 students
    3.6 miles
    24500 Rd. 68
    Tulare, CA 93274
    (559) 688-2908
    3.6 K-8 568
  • Tulare Pleasant Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 685 students
    4.4 miles
    1855 W. Pleasant Ave.
    Tulare, CA 93274
    (559) 685-7300
    4.4 K-5 685
  • Tulare Mulcahy Middle School Math: 12% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 671 students
    4.5 miles
    1001 W. Sonora Ave.
    Tulare, CA 93274
    (559) 685-7250
    4.5 5-8 671
  • Tulare Roosevelt Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 541 students
    4.5 miles
    1046 W. Sonora Ave.
    Tulare, CA 93274
    (559) 685-7280
    4.5 K-4 541

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