Vista Preparatory Academy

Vista Preparatory Academy serves 575 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the CA average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 75%.
Vista Preparatory Academy operates within the Red Bluff Union Elementary School District.

School Overview

The student population of 575 students has grown by 38% over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 575 students
Vista Preparatory Academy Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Vista Preparatory Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Vista Preparatory Academy Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Vista Preparatory Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1 25:1
Vista Preparatory Academy Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
3%
1%
Vista Preparatory Academy American Indian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
31%
53%
Vista Preparatory Academy Black Students (1989-2013)
White
64%
25%
Vista Preparatory Academy White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Vista Preparatory Academy Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.50 0.42
Vista Preparatory Academy Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
61%
49%
Vista Preparatory Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2014)
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.
4%
9%
Vista Preparatory Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

Red Bluff Union Elementary School District's student population of 2,112 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,826 in this district is less than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $8,671 is less than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District Name Red Bluff Union Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
4
Number of Students Managed 2,112 1,757
Red Bluff Union Elementary School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $19 MM $17 MM
Red Bluff Union Elementary School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $19 MM $18 MM
Red Bluff Union Elementary School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,826 $10,238
Red Bluff Union Elementary School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,671 $10,739
Red Bluff Union Elementary School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Salisbury High (Continuation School) (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Tehama County Juvenile Justice Center (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Red Bluff Community Day K-5 (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Red BluffRed Bluff Community Day K-5Alternative School
    Grades: KG-5 | 8 students
    0.6 miles
    695 Kimball Rd
    Red BluffCA 96080
    (530)527-9015
    0.6KG-58
  • Red BluffSalisbury High (Continuation School)Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 99 students
    0.6 miles
    1050 Kimball Rd
    Red BluffCA 96080
    (530)529-8766
    0.69-1299
  • Red BluffWilliam M. Metteer Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 504 students
    0.6 miles
    695 Kimball Rd
    Red BluffCA 96080
    (530)527-9015
    0.6KG-5504
  • Red BluffJackson Heights Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 481 students
    1.2 miles
    225 South Jackson St
    Red BluffCA 96080
    (530)527-7150
    1.2KG-5481
  • Red BluffTehama County Juvenile Justice CenterAlternative School
    Grades: KG-12 | 13 students
    1.6 miles
    1790 Walnut St
    Red BluffCA 96080
    (530)527-4052
    1.6KG-1213

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5.0  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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