Vista (alternative)

Tel: (909)971-8242
  • Vista (alternative) serves 34 students in grades KG-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 76%.
  • Vista (alternative) operates within the Bonita Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 34 students has declined by 27% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 4 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades KG-12
Total Students34 students
Vista (alternative) Total Students (1997-2015)
Gender %Vista (alternative) Gender
Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
Vista (alternative) Total Teachers (1998-2015)
Students by GradeVista (alternative) Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio9:124:1
Vista (alternative) Student Teacher Ratio (1998-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Vista (alternative) American Indian Students (1999-2010)
Asian
n/a
11%
Vista (alternative) Asian Students (1999-2013)
Hispanic
53%
54%
Vista (alternative) Black Students (1997-2015)
Black
6%
6%
Vista (alternative) Black Students (1997-2015)
White
39%
24%
Vista (alternative) White Students (1997-2015)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Vista (alternative) Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsVista (alternative) All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA 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.
0.570.41
Vista (alternative) Diversity Score (1997-2015)
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.
76%
50%
Vista (alternative) Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2015)
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.
8%
9%
Vista (alternative) Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Bonita Unified School District's student population of 10,091 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,709 in this district is less than the state average of $10,966. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,394 is less than the state average of $11,255. The district spending/student has declined by 13% over four years.
School District NameBonita Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
4
Number of Students Managed10,0911,597
Bonita Unified School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$87 MM$18 MM
Bonita Unified School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$94 MM$18 MM
Bonita Unified School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$8,709$10,966
Bonita Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,394$11,255
Bonita Unified School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • San DimasChaparral High (Continuation School)Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 87 students
    0.1 miles
    115 W. Allen Ave.
    San DimasCA 91773
    (909)971-8240
    0.19-1287
  • San DimasFred Ekstrand Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 458 students
    0.5 miles
    115 W. Allen Ave.
    San DimasCA 91773
    (909)971-8203
    0.5KG-5458
  • San DimasArma J. Shull Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 598 students
    0.7 miles
    115 W. Allen Ave.
    San DimasCA 91773
    (909)971-8208
    0.7KG-5598
  • GlendoraSutherland Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 575 students
    0.8 miles
    1330 N. Amelia Ave.
    GlendoraCA 91740
    (626)852-4614
    0.8KG-5575
  • San DimasAllen Avenue Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 484 students
    0.9 miles
    115 W. Allen Ave.
    San DimasCA 91773
    (909)971-8202
    0.9KG-5484

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
December 02, 2017
Children are reading less and less in this country, and the effects of that are showing in their performance in school. However, there are a variety of ways parents can encourage their children to read – and hopefully to love reading!
December 02, 2017
Often underfunded in the past, the arts are gaining a resurgence in support as research shows benefits for children academically, along with improvements in behavior and attendance.
December 02, 2017
The Common Core State Standards were developed as a means to prepare K-12 students for success in college or the workforce upon graduation from high school. Since their inception, they have been adopted by 43 states. While much support has been given for the standards, many criticisms have emerged as well.