Plaza Vista Elementary School

  • Plaza Vista Elementary School serves 951 students in grades KG-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Plaza Vista Elementary School operates within the Irvine Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 951 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 951 students
Plaza Vista Elementary School Total Students (2001-2015)
Gender % Plaza Vista Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Plaza Vista Elementary School Total Teachers (2000-2015)
Students by Grade Plaza Vista Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more 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 Ratio 30:1 24:1
Plaza Vista Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2002-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Plaza Vista Elementary School American Indian Students (2004-2009)
Asian
60%
11%
Plaza Vista Elementary School Asian Students (2001-2015)
Hispanic
12%
54%
Plaza Vista Elementary School Black Students (2001-2015)
Black
1%
6%
Plaza Vista Elementary School Black Students (2001-2015)
White
19%
24%
Plaza Vista Elementary School White Students (2001-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Plaza Vista Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
8%
3%
Plaza Vista Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Plaza Vista Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.59 0.41
Plaza Vista Elementary School Diversity Score (2001-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
50%
Plaza Vista Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
9%
Plaza Vista Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Irvine Unified School District's student population of 30,466 students has grown by 8% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,535 in this district is less than the state average of $12,988. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,512 is less than the state average of $12,986. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Irvine Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
36
4
Number of Students Managed 30,466 1,597
Irvine Unified School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $287 MM $21 MM
Irvine Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $317 MM $21 MM
Irvine Unified School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,535 $12,988
Irvine Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,512 $12,986
Irvine Unified School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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