Vista (alternative)

  • Vista (alternative) serves 19 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11-19% (which is lower than the California state average of 59%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11-19% (which is lower than the California state average of 58%) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • Vista (alternative) placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77%.

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School Overview

  • Vista (alternative)'s student population of 19 students has declined by 44% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 2 teachers has declined by 50% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students19 students
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Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Vista (alternative) by grade.

School Comparison

  • Vista (alternative) is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,358 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has increased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Vista (alternative) is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank (11-12)#9196 out of 9358 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
59%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Vista (alternative) and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Vista (alternative) and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio10:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Vista (alternative) and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Asian
n/a
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Vista (alternative) and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
69%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Vista (alternative) and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
16%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Vista (alternative) and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
10%
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Vista (alternative) and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Vista (alternative) and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Vista (alternative). This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.490.64
This chart display the diversity score of Vista (alternative) and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate<50%
89%
This chart display graduation rate of Vista (alternative) and public school graduation rate of California by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Vista (alternative) and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Vista (alternative) and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBonita Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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