Panama-Buena Vista Union School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 23 public schools in Panama-Buena Vista Union School District, serving 18,248 students.
  • Public schools in Panama-Buena Vista Union School District have an average math proficiency score of 34% (versus the California public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 50% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the top 50% of public schools in California.
  • 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 school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is more than the California public school average of 23:1.

Overview

School District NamePanama-Buena Vista Union School District
School District Websitehttp://www.pbvusd.net
School District Phone Number(661)831-8331
School District Grades OfferedKG - 08
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CA)
# of Schools23 Schools10,323 Schools
# of Students18,248 Students6,196,381 Students
# of Teachers710 Teachers264,762 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1

District Comparison

  • Panama-Buena Vista Union School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,013 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018 school year.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
39%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
50%
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 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.610.64
# of American Indian Students61 Students32,941 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students1,657 Students719,628 Students
% Asian Students
9%
12%
# of Hispanic Students10,544 Students3,366,787 Students
% Hispanic Students
58%
54%
# of Black Students1,684 Students337,803 Students
% Black Students
9%
5%
# of White Students3,706 Students1,437,368 Students
% White Students
20%
23%
# of Hawaiian Students106 Students28,797 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
1%
1%
# of Two or more races Students490 Students273,034 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - -
# of Students in Kindergarten:2,324530,332
# of Students in 1st Grade:1,998455,112
# of Students in 2nd Grade:2,010454,412
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1,940446,053
# of Students in 4th Grade:2,075465,277
# of Students in 5th Grade:1,807470,673
# of Students in 6th Grade:2,016484,739
# of Students in 7th Grade:2,036474,585
# of Students in 8th Grade:2,042472,087
# of Students in 9th Grade: - 493,582
# of Students in 10th Grade: - 481,886
# of Students in 11th Grade: - 473,644
# of Students in 12th Grade: - 485,844
# of Ungraded Students: - 8,155

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $8,006 in this school district is less than the state average of $10,675. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $8,210 is less than the state average of $10,743. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CA)
Total Revenue$139 MM$18 MM
This chart display total revenue of Panama-Buena Vista Union  School District and average revenue for each school distric in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$142 MM$18 MM
This chart display total spending of Panama-Buena Vista Union  School District and average spending for each school distric in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$8,006$10,675
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Panama-Buena Vista Union  School District and average revenue per public school student in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$8,210$10,743
This chart display average spending per public school student in Panama-Buena Vista Union  School District and average spending per public school student in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Panama-Buena Vista Union School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Amy B. Seibert Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 32%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2800 Agate St.
    Bakersfield, CA 93304
    (661)832-4141

    Grades: K-6 | 715 students
  • Berkshire Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 57%
    Rank: Top 50%
    3900 Berkshire Rd.
    Bakersfield, CA 93313
    (661)834-9472

    Grades: K-6 | 990 students
  • Bill L. Williams Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 52%
    Rank: Top 50%
    5601 Harris Rd.
    Bakersfield, CA 93313
    (661)837-8070

    Grades: K-6 | 962 students
  • Buena Vista Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 54%
    Rank: Top 50%
    6547 Buena Vista Rd.
    Bakersfield, CA 93311
    (661)831-0818

    Grades: K-6 | 946 students
  • Charles H. Castle Elementary School Math: 24% | Reading: 37%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    6001 Edgemont Dr.
    Bakersfield, CA 93309
    (661)834-5311

    Grades: K-6 | 843 students
  • Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 50%
    Rank: Top 50%
    8900 W.wold Dr.
    Bakersfield, CA 93311
    (661)665-9471

    Grades: K-6 | 540 students
  • Douglas J. Miller Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 46%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    7345 Mountain Ridge Dr.
    Bakersfield, CA 93313
    (661)836-6689

    Grades: K-6 | 1,137 student
  • Earl Warren Junior High School Math: 48% | Reading: 68%
    Rank: Top 30%
    4615 Mountain Vista Dr.
    Bakersfield, CA 93311
    (661)665-9210

    Grades: 7-8 | 891 students
  • Fred L. Thompson Junior High School Math: 15% | Reading: 42%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4200 Planz Rd.
    Bakersfield, CA 93309
    (661)832-8011

    Grades: 7-8 | 765 students
  • Laurelglen Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 50%
    Rank: Top 50%
    2601 El Portal Dr.
    Bakersfield, CA 93309
    (661)831-4444

    Grades: K-6 | 585 students
  • Leo B. Hart Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 53%
    Rank: Top 50%
    9501 Ridge Oak Dr.
    Bakersfield, CA 93311
    (661)664-1296

    Grades: K-6 | 721 students
  • Louise Sandrini Elementary School Math: 24% | Reading: 42%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4100 Alum Ave.
    Bakersfield, CA 93309
    (661)397-1515

    Grades: K-6 | 667 students
  • O. J. Actis Junior High School Math: 21% | Reading: 51%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2400 W.holme Blvd.
    Bakersfield, CA 93309
    (661)833-1250

    Grades: 7-8 | 673 students
  • Old River Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 53%
    Rank: Top 50%
    9815 Campus Park Dr.
    Bakersfield, CA 93311
    (661)664-7009

    Grades: K-6 | 862 students
  • Panama Elementary School Math: 33% | Reading: 45%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    9400 Stine Rd.
    Bakersfield, CA 93313
    (661)831-1741

    Grades: K-6 | 854 students
  • Ronald Reagan Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 74%
    Rank: Top 20%
    10800 Rosslyn Ln.
    Bakersfield, CA 93311
    (661)665-8099

    Grades: K-6 | 938 students
  • Roy W. Loudon Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 51%
    Rank: Top 50%
    4000 Loudon St.
    Bakersfield, CA 93313
    (661)398-3210

    Grades: K-6 | 791 students
  • Sing Lum Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 57%
    Rank: Top 50%
    4600 Chaney Ln.
    Bakersfield, CA 93311
    (661)664-1611

    Grades: K-6 | 734 students
  • Stine Elementary School Math: 19% | Reading: 28%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4300 Wilson Rd.
    Bakersfield, CA 93309
    (661)831-1022

    Grades: K-6 | 655 students
  • Stockdale Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 66%
    Rank: Top 30%
    7801 Kroll Way
    Bakersfield, CA 93309
    (661)831-7835

    Grades: K-6 | 646 students
  • Stonecreek Junior High School Math: 27% | Reading: 52%
    Rank: Top 50%
    8000 Akers Rd.
    Bakersfield, CA 93313
    (661)834-4521

    Grades: 7-8 | 969 students
  • Tevis Junior High School Math: 31% | Reading: 48%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3901 Pin Oak Park Blvd.
    Bakersfield, CA 93311
    (661)664-7211

    Grades: 7-8 | 780 students
  • Wayne Van Horn Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    5501 Kleinpell Ave.
    Bakersfield, CA 93309
    (661)324-6538

    Grades: K-6 | 584 students
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