Buena Vista City School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 948 students in Buena Vista City School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Virginia.
Public Schools in Buena Vista City School District have an average math proficiency score of 83% (versus the Virginia public school average of 82%), and reading proficiency score of 72% (versus the 78% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Buena Vista City School District are Enderly Heights Elementary School, Parry Mccluer Middle School and Parry Mccluer High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Buena Vista City School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Virginia.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Virginia public school average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

School District NameBuena Vista City School District
School District Websitehttp://www.bvcps.net
School District Phone Number(540) 261-2129
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2018-2019 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (VA)
# of Schools4 Schools2,123 Schools
# of Students948 Students1,290,708 Students
# of Teachers65 Teachers85,967 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1

District Rank

Buena Vista City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 135 school districts in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has increased from 75-79% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (VA)
Overall District Rank
#78 out of 135 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Buena Vista City   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
82%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Buena Vista City   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of VA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
78%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Buena Vista City   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of VA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90-94%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Buena Vista City   School District and public school graduation rate of VA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.210.68
# of American Indian Students10 Students3,485 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# of Asian Studentsn/a90,286 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
7%
# of Hispanic Students18 Students202,982 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
16%
# of Black Students49 Students288,923 Students
% Black Students
5%
22%
# of White Students839 Students631,498 Students
% White Students
89%
49%
# of Hawaiian Students1 Student2,044 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students31 Students71,490 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
6%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:2533,581
# of Students in Kindergarten:8090,873
# of Students in 1st Grade:5794,190
# of Students in 2nd Grade:6094,056
# of Students in 3rd Grade:6996,830
# of Students in 4th Grade:6499,179
# of Students in 5th Grade:6099,433
# of Students in 6th Grade:6397,617
# of Students in 7th Grade:8196,633
# of Students in 8th Grade:7996,881
# of Students in 9th Grade:80103,925
# of Students in 10th Grade:6099,531
# of Students in 11th Grade:11194,858
# of Students in 12th Grade:5993,121
# of Ungraded Students: - -

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,547 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,878. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,470 is less than the state median of $11,949. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (VA)
Total Revenue$11 MM$44 MM
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Spending$10 MM$45 MM
This chart display total spending of Buena Vista City   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,547$11,878
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Buena Vista City   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,470$11,949
This chart display average spending per public school student in Buena Vista City   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best Buena Vista City School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #1-21.-2.
    Enderly Heights Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    101 Woodland Ave
    Buena Vista, VA 24416
    (540) 261-6151

    Grades: 3-5 | 193 students
  • Rank: #1-21.-2.
    Parry Mccluer Middle School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2329 Chestnut Ave
    Buena Vista, VA 24416
    (540) 261-7340

    Grades: 6-7 | 144 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Parry Mccluer High School Math: 79% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    100 Bradford Drive
    Buena Vista, VA 24416
    (540) 261-2127

    Grades: 8-12 | 389 students
  • Rank: #44.3400 Lombardy Ave
    Buena Vista, VA 24416
    (540) 261-6717

    Grades: PK-2 | 222 students
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