1770 S. Jackson St.
Red Bluff, CA 96080
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Vista Preparatory Academy serves 548 students in grades 6-8.
Vista Preparatory Academy 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is equal to the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 548 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Vista Preparatory Academy's student population of 548 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
548 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Vista Preparatory Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Vista Preparatory Academy is 0.59, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#5717 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
22:1
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American Indian
3%
n/a
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
40%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
50%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Vista Preparatory Academy?

548 students attend Vista Preparatory Academy.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

50% of Vista Preparatory Academy students are White, 40% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Vista Preparatory Academy?

Vista Preparatory Academy has a student ration of 22:1, which is equal to the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Vista Preparatory Academy offer ?

Vista Preparatory Academy offers enrollment in grades 6-8

School Reviews

5   8/10/2013
This school should be great the only thing everyone hates is the pods and less freetime I also wont be able to see all my friends but overall great things I have heard about vista!
- Posted by Student/Alumni - munoz

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 548 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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