Panama-Buena Vista Union School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 24 public schools serving 18,262 students in Panama-Buena Vista Union School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Panama-Buena Vista Union School District have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Panama-Buena Vista Union School District are Ronald Reagan Elementary School, Stockdale Elementary School and Earl Warren Junior High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Panama-Buena Vista Union School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Panama-Buena Vista Union School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Panama-Buena Vista Union School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 08
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
24 Schools
10,294 Schools
# Students
18,262 Students
5,952,381 Students
# Teachers
763 Teachers
264,811 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
24:1

District Rank

Panama-Buena Vista Union School District, which is ranked #776 of all 1,873 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#748 out of 1942 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Panama-Buena Vista Union  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Panama-Buena Vista Union  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Panama-Buena Vista Union  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.60
0.63
# American Indian Students
67 Students
28,351 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
1,813 Students
702,409 Students
% Asian Students
10%
12%
# Hispanic Students
10,862 Students
3,303,374 Students
% Hispanic Students
59%
56%
# Black Students
1,568 Students
306,585 Students
% Black Students
9%
5%
# White Students
3,140 Students
1,290,217 Students
% White Students
17%
22%
# Hawaiian Students
100 Students
25,751 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
706 Students
294,102 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
2,137
458,150
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,938
423,156
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,924
429,338
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,945
436,138
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,062
443,865
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,077
446,171
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,027
437,696
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,205
457,616
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,947
465,035
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
499,550
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
493,565
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
477,486
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
484,615
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,251 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,522. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,022 is less than the state median of $19,618. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$224 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of Panama-Buena Vista Union  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$238 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Panama-Buena Vista Union  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,251
$19,522
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Panama-Buena Vista Union  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,022
$19,618
This chart display average spending per public school student in Panama-Buena Vista Union  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Panama-Buena Vista Union School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Ronald Reagan Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
10800 Rosslyn Ln.
Bakersfield, CA 93311
(661) 665-8099
Grades: K-6
| 951 students
Rank: #22.
Stockdale Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7801 Kroll Way
Bakersfield, CA 93309
(661) 831-7835
Grades: K-6
| 602 students
Rank: #33.
Earl Warren Junior High School
Math: 42% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4615 Mountain Vista Dr.
Bakersfield, CA 93311
(661) 665-9210
Grades: 7-8
| 906 students
Rank: #44.
Old River Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
9815 Campus Park Dr.
Bakersfield, CA 93311
(661) 664-7009
Grades: K-6
| 842 students
Rank: #55.
Buena Vista Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6547 Buena Vista Rd.
Bakersfield, CA 93311
(661) 831-0818
Grades: K-6
| 916 students
Rank: #66.
Roy W. Loudon Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4000 Loudon St.
Bakersfield, CA 93313
(661) 398-3210
Grades: K-6
| 681 students
Rank: #77.
Bill L. Williams Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5601 Harris Rd.
Bakersfield, CA 93313
(661) 837-8070
Grades: K-6
| 992 students
Rank: #88.
Douglas J. Miller Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
7345 Mountain Ridge Dr.
Bakersfield, CA 93313
(661) 836-6689
Grades: K-6
| 906 students
Rank: #99.
Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
8900 W.wold Dr.
Bakersfield, CA 93311
(661) 665-9471
Grades: K-6
| 521 students
Rank: #1010.
Sing Lum Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4600 Chaney Ln.
Bakersfield, CA 93311
(661) 664-1611
Grades: K-6
| 758 students
Rank: #1111.
Leo B. Hart Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
9501 Ridge Oak Dr.
Bakersfield, CA 93311
(661) 664-1296
Grades: K-6
| 709 students
Rank: #1212.
Panama Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
9400 Stine Rd.
Bakersfield, CA 93313
(661) 831-1741
Grades: K-6
| 676 students
Rank: #1313.
Tevis Junior High School
Math: 32% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3901 Pin Oak Park Blvd.
Bakersfield, CA 93311
(661) 664-7211
Grades: 7-8
| 755 students
Rank: #1414.
Berkshire Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3900 Berkshire Rd.
Bakersfield, CA 93313
(661) 834-9472
Grades: K-6
| 981 students
Rank: #1515.
Dolores S. Whitley Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2923 Mckee Rd.
Bakersfield, CA 93313
(661) 885-6600
Grades: K-6
| 822 students
Rank: #1616.
Laurelglen Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2601 El Portal Dr.
Bakersfield, CA 93309
(661) 831-4444
Grades: K-6
| 563 students
Rank: #1717.
Louise Sandrini Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4100 Alum Ave.
Bakersfield, CA 93309
(661) 397-1515
Grades: K-6
| 591 students
Rank: #1818.
Stonecreek Junior High School
Math: 27% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
8000 Akers Rd.
Bakersfield, CA 93313
(661) 834-4521
Grades: 7-8
| 1,069 students
Rank: #1919.
Amy B. Seibert Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2800 Agate St.
Bakersfield, CA 93304
(661) 832-4141
Grades: K-6
| 628 students
Rank: #2020.
Charles H. Castle Elementary School
Math: 28% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
6001 Edgemont Dr.
Bakersfield, CA 93309
(661) 834-5311
Grades: K-6
| 789 students
Rank: #2121.
O. J. Actis Junior High School
Math: 25% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2400 W.holme Blvd.
Bakersfield, CA 93309
(661) 833-1250
Grades: 7-8
| 678 students
Rank: #2222.
Wayne Van Horn Elementary School
Math: 26% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5501 Kleinpell Ave.
Bakersfield, CA 93309
(661) 324-6538
Grades: K-6
| 575 students
Rank: #2323.
Fred L. Thompson Junior High School
Math: 17% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4200 Planz Rd.
Bakersfield, CA 93309
(661) 832-8011
Grades: 7-8
| 741 students
Rank: #2424.
Stine Elementary School
Math: 15% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4300 Wilson Rd.
Bakersfield, CA 93309
(661) 831-1022
Grades: K-6
| 610 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Panama-Buena Vista Union School District
  • 4200 Ashe Rd., Bakersfield, CA, 93313-2029
  • (661) 831-8331
  • pbvusd.net
  • Grades: KG - 08
  • Students: 18,262 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 37%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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