Buena Vista High School



Buena Vista High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Buena 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 0
9 0
10 1
11 47
12 170

Buena Vista High School is a public high school of the Paramount Unf School District located in Lakewood, CA. It has 218 students in grades 9th through 12th. Buena Vista High School is the 1,533rd largest public high school in California and the 16,598th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 22.4 to 1.

Total Students: 218
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 9.75

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Buena Vista High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 134
(61%)
2,664
(50%)
 Female 84
(39%)
2,641
(50%)

Buena Vista High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 183
(84%)
4,603
(87%)
 Black 28
(13%)
504
(10%)
 White 4
(2%)
78
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(1%)
35
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
69
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
15
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Buena Vista High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 160
(73%)
4,258
(80%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 58
(27%)
1,047
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Buena Vista High School is ranked 1,869th out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Buena Vista High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (26.6%) is significantly lower than the state average of 52.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Buena Vista High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 299
2006 192
2007 246
2008 273
2009 237
2010 202
2011 193
2012 218

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 34.4
2006 21.3
2007 18.2
2008 22.8
2009 19.8
2010 N/A
2011 17.5
2012 22.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.83946488294314
2006 0.83854166666667
2007 0.32520325203252
2008 0.67032967032967
2009 0.80590717299578
2010 0.79207920792079
2011 0.23834196891192
2012 0.26605504587156

Compare Buena Vista High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,240.0% 22.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 26.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 

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