Vista Elementary School

2175 Wisteria St.
Simi Valley, CA 93065
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
Vista Elementary School serves 680 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Vista Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 76% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Vista Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Vista Elementary School's student population of 680 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2016)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students680 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Vista Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Vista Elementary School is 0.71, which is more 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 Testing Rank
#726 out of 9602 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio28:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
32%
12%
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Hispanic
21%
54%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
38%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.710.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSimi Valley Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Vista Elementary School is Apollo High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Monte Vista (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sycamore Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Simi Valley Justin Early Learners Academy Special Education School

    0.5 miles
    2245 N. Justin Ave.
    Simi Valley, CA 93065
    (805) 520-6619
    0.5 n/a n/a
  • Simi Valley Sycamore Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 390 students
    0.5 miles
    2100 Ravenna St.
    Simi Valley, CA 93065
    (805) 520-6745
    0.5 K-6 390
  • Simi Valley Berylwood Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 519 students
    0.6 miles
    2300 Heywood St.
    Simi Valley, CA 93065
    (805) 520-6705
    0.6 K-6 519
  • Simi Valley Atherwood Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-6 | 520 students
    0.7 miles
    2350 E. Greensward St.
    Simi Valley, CA 93065
    (805) 520-6730
    0.7 K-6 520
  • Simi Valley Apollo High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 148 students
    0.8 miles
    3150 Sch St.
    Simi Valley, CA 93065
    (805) 520-6150
    0.8 9-12 148

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