Buena Vista High School

559 Railroad
Buena Vista, CO 81211
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Buena Vista High School serves 273 students in grades 9-12.
Buena Vista High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-39% (which is approximately equal to the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-69% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 273 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 30% in CO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-69% (Top 20%)
  • 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:

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School Overview

Buena Vista High School's student population of 273 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
273 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 30% 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 High School is 0.29, 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
#454 out of 1734 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-69%
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
1%
3%
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Hispanic
10%
35%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
84%
52%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.29
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
81%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
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 High School's ranking?
Buena Vista High School is ranked #454 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Buena Vista High School often compared to?
Buena Vista High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Salida High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 60-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
What is the graduation rate of Buena Vista High School?
The graduation rate of Buena Vista High School is 90%, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 81%.
How many students attend Buena Vista High School?
273 students attend Buena Vista High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
84% of Buena Vista High School students are White, 10% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Buena Vista High School?
Buena Vista High School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Buena Vista High School offer ?
Buena Vista High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Buena Vista High School part of?
Buena Vista High School is part of Buena Vista School District No. R-31.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 273 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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