Buena Vista High School

559 Railroad
Buena Vista, CO 81211
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Buena Vista High School serves 287 students in grades 9-12.
Buena Vista High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Buena Vista High School's student population of 287 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students287 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

Buena Vista High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Buena Vista High School is 0.31, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#664 out of 1768 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
13%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
82%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.310.60
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBuena Vista School District No. R-31 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Buena Vista High School is Chaffee County High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Harry L Mc Ginnis Middle School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Buena Vista Harry L Mc Ginnis Middle School Math: 32% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 256 students
    0.0 miles
    549 Railroad
    Buena Vista, CO 81211
    (719) 395-7060
    0 6-8 256
  • Buena Vista Avery/parsons Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 486 students
    0.5 miles
    516 East Main Street
    Buena Vista, CO 81211
    (719) 395-7020
    0.5 PK-5 486
  • Buena Vista Chaffee County High School Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 7-12 | 30 students
    0.5 miles
    613 East Main Street
    Buena Vista, CO 81211
    (719) 395-4064
    0.5 7-12 30
  • Salida Longfellow Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-4 | 435 students
    22.1 miles
    425 West 7th Street
    Salida, CO 81201
    (719) 530-5260
    22.1 K-4 435
  • Salida Salida Montessori Charter School Charter School
    Math: 11-19% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 89 students
    22.2 miles
    1040 I Street
    Salida, CO 81201
    (303) 866-6600
    22.2 PK-8 89

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