PROFICIENCY 38% equal to state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
32%Panama-Buena Vista Union

Buena Vista Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "Panama-Buena Vista Union" in Bakersfield, CA. There are a total of 917 students and 38 teachers at Buena Vista Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 25 to 1. There are a total of 280 free lunch students and 115 reduced lunch students.

Buena Vista Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 38.0%, which is equal to the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio25:1
Free lunch280
Reduced lunch115


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Buena Vista Elementary, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Buena Vista Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian n/a 23.7% 24.1% 51.1%
African American n/a 9.8% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a 9.0% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 55.2% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 0.7% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 0.4% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 1.2% 3.1% 3.1%

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Bakersfield demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2,45523291
Median age30.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%52%55%
Speak English59%56%79%
Speak Spanish34%29%13%

Education level achieved in Bakersfield

Completed 8th grade77.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school76.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college54.4%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.6%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.3%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters7.2%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.5%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Buena Vista Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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