Buena Vista High School

Tel: (562)602-8090
  • Buena Vista High School serves 214 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Buena Vista High School operates within the Paramount Unified School District.
  • Paramount Unified School District's 68% graduation rate is lower than the CA state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 214 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students214 students
Buena Vista High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Buena Vista High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Buena Vista High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeBuena Vista High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.26 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio18:124:1
Buena Vista High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Buena Vista High School American Indian Students (1988-2009)
Asian
n/a
11%
Buena Vista High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
85%
54%
Buena Vista High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
15%
6%
Buena Vista High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
n/a
24%
Buena Vista High School White Students (1989-2013)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Buena Vista High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
All Ethnic GroupsBuena Vista High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.260.41
Buena Vista High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
50%
Buena Vista High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2015)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%
Buena Vista High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Paramount Unified School District's student population of 15,665 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 97% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,451 in this district is less than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,274 is less than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District NameParamount Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
4
Number of Students Managed15,6651,597
Paramount Unified School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate68%83%
Paramount Unified School District Graduation Rate (2003-2015)
District Total Revenue$150 MM$17 MM
Paramount Unified School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$163 MM$18 MM
Paramount Unified School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,451$10,238
Paramount Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,274$10,739
Paramount Unified School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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