Vista (alternative)

  • Vista (alternative) serves 27 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 2011-2012 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 2011-2012 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 2011-2012 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.
  • Vista (alternative) operates within the Bonita Unified School District.
  • Bonita Unified School District's 94% graduation rate is higher than the California state average of 83%.

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School Overview

  • Vista (alternative)'s student population of 27 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 3 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students27 students
Gender %Vista (alternative) Gender
Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
Students by GradeVista (alternative) Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Vista (alternative) is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9032 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2011-2012 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Vista (alternative) is 0.71, 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) (11-12)11-19%
59%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (11-12)11-19%
58%
Student : Teacher Ratio9:124:1
Asian
3%
11%
Hispanic
41%
54%
Black
15%
6%
White
30%
24%
Two or more races
11%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsVista (alternative) All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.710.41
Graduation Rate<50%
89%
Vista (alternative) Graduation Rate (2011-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
50%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Vista (alternative) is Bonita Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Bonita Unified School District's student population of 10,216 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 94% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $8,796 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has declined by 11% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $9,487 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has declined by 13% over four school years.
    School District NameBonita Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    15
    4
    Number of Students Managed10,2161,585
    Bonita Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    48%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    62%
    48%
    District Graduation Rate
    94%
    83%
    District Total Revenue$87 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$94 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$8,796$11,049
    District Spending / Student$9,487$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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