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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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%.

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School Overview

  • Rancho Buena Vista High School's student population of 2,417 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 115 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,417 students
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Total Classroom Teachers115 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Rancho Buena Vista High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 9,595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 25:1 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%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:124:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
11%
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Hispanic
59%
54%
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Black
3%
6%
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White
28%
24%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Rancho Buena Vista High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.570.41
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Graduation Rate
92%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVista Unified School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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