Buena Vista Elementary School serves 631 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 27% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Kindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 631 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
- Minority Enrollment: 94%
- Math Proficiency: 19%
- Reading Proficiency: 27%
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Buena Vista Elementary School's student population of 631 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
The diversity score of Buena Vista Elementary School is 0.40, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 27% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Buena Vista Elementary School?
631 students attend Buena Vista Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
76% of Buena Vista Elementary School students are Hispanic, 14% of students are Black, 6% of students are White, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Buena Vista Elementary School?
Buena Vista Elementary School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.
What grades does Buena Vista Elementary School offer ?
Buena Vista Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Buena Vista Elementary School part of?
Buena Vista Elementary School is part of Palmdale Elementary School District.
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