Vista Preparatory Academy

  • Vista Preparatory Academy serves 596 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 76%.
  • Vista Preparatory Academy operates within the Red Bluff Union Elementary School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 596 students has grown by 40% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 21% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students596 students
Vista Preparatory Academy Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Vista Preparatory Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
Vista Preparatory Academy Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeVista Preparatory Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio26:124:1
Vista Preparatory Academy Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
American Indian
2%
1%
Vista Preparatory Academy American Indian Students (1990-2015)
Asian
n/a
11%
Vista Preparatory Academy Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
33%
54%
Vista Preparatory Academy Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
n/a
6%
Vista Preparatory Academy Black Students (1991-2014)
White
62%
24%
Vista Preparatory Academy White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Vista Preparatory Academy Hawaiian Students (2011-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Vista Preparatory Academy Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsVista Preparatory Academy 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.
0.510.64
Vista Preparatory Academy Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
70%
50%
Vista Preparatory Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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.
7%
9%
Vista Preparatory Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Red Bluff Union Elementary School District's student population of 2,162 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,867 in this district is less than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,711 is less than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District NameRed Bluff Union Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
4
Number of Students Managed2,1621,597
Red Bluff Union Elementary School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$19 MM$17 MM
Red Bluff Union Elementary School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$19 MM$18 MM
Red Bluff Union Elementary School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$8,867$10,238
Red Bluff Union Elementary School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$8,711$10,739
Red Bluff Union Elementary School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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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!
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