559 Railroad
Buena Vista, CO 81211
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Buena Vista High School serves 267 students in grades 9-12.
Buena Vista High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-59% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-79% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 267 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 20% in CO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-79% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Buena Vista High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

Buena Vista High School's student population of 267 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
267 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Buena Vista High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Buena Vista High School is 0.32, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#159 out of 1783 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-79%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
11%
34%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
82%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.32
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 267 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-79% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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