Rancho Buena Vista High School

  • Rancho Buena Vista High School serves 2,417 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 41% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 73% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Rancho Buena Vista High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.
  • Rancho Buena Vista High School operates within the Vista Unified School District.
  • Vista Unified School District's 85% graduation rate is higher than the California state average of 83%.

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School Overview

  • Rancho Buena Vista High School's student population of 2417 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 115 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,417 students
Gender %Rancho Buena Vista High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers115 teachers
Students by GradeRancho Buena Vista High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Rancho Buena Vista High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Rancho Buena Vista High School is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio21:124:1
Asian
6%
11%
Hispanic
59%
54%
Black
3%
6%
White
28%
24%
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsRancho Buena Vista High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.570.41
Graduation Rate
92%
83%
Rancho Buena Vista High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Rancho Buena Vista High School is Vista Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Vista Unified School District's student population of 25,215 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 85% has increased from 81% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $8,679 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $8,749 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameVista Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    34
    4
    Number of Students Managed25,2151,585
    Vista Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    31%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    45%
    48%
    District Graduation Rate
    85%
    83%
    District Total Revenue$223 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$224 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$8,679$11,049
    District Spending / Student$8,749$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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