Buena Vista High School

Tel: (562)602-8090
  • Buena Vista High School serves 205 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • 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 205 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 30% over five years.
School TypeAlternative school / Charter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students205 students
Gender %Buena Vista High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
Students by GradeBuena Vista High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.32 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:124:1
Hispanic
81%
54%
Black
15%
6%
White
2%
24%
Two or more races
2%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsBuena Vista High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.320.64
Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
9%

District Comparison

  • Paramount Unified School District's student population of 15,491 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 68% has increased from 54% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,451 in this district is less than the state average of $11,240. 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 $11,537. 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 Managed15,4911,558
Paramount Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
Graduation Rate68%83%
Paramount Unified School District Graduation Rate (2003-2016)
District Total Revenue$150 MM$18 MM
Paramount Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$163 MM$18 MM
Paramount Unified School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$9,451$11,240
Paramount Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$10,274$11,537
Paramount Unified School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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California public schools have a diversity score of 0.64, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse school district in California is Natomas Unified School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.