Vista High School



Vista High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Vista High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 2
9 686
10 696
11 603
12 559

Vista High School is a public high school of the Vista Unf School District located in Vista, CA. It has 2,546 students in grades 9th through 12th. Vista High School is the 159th largest public high school in California and the 547th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 23.2 to 1.

Total Students: 2,546
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 109.72

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Vista High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,316
(52%)
5,264
(51%)
 Female 1,230
(48%)
5,046
(49%)

Vista High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,584
(62%)
5,585
(54%)
 White 704
(28%)
3,172
(31%)
 Asian 99
(4%)
419
(4%)
 Black 80
(3%)
625
(6%)
 Two or More 38
(1%)
343
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 37
(1%)
122
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
44
(0%)

Vista High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,141
(45%)
6,246
(61%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,140
(45%)
3,258
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 265
(10%)
806
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Vista High School is ranked 188th out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Vista High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (55.2%) is slightly higher than the state average of 52.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Vista High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 3267
2006 3122
2007 3031
2008 3027
2009 2852
2010 2755
2011 2664
2012 2546

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.9
2006 23.4
2007 20.3
2008 22.1
2009 22.5
2010 N/A
2011 22.5
2012 23.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.33700642791552
2006 0.34144778987828
2007 0.36687561860772
2008 0.45887016848365
2009 0.46528751753156
2010 0.49800362976407
2011 0.14752252252252
2012 0.55184603299293

Compare Vista High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,320.0% 23.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 
This School 55.2%
 

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