PROFICIENCY 42% 9% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
61%Fullerton Joint Union High
39%Buena Park

Buena Park High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Fullerton Joint Union High" in Buena Park, CA. There are a total of 1,940 students and 69 teachers at Buena Park High, for a student to teacher ratio of 29 to 1. There are a total of 1,285 free lunch students and 270 reduced lunch students.

Buena Park High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 41.5%, which is 9% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio29:1
Free lunch1285
Reduced lunch270


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment413
Taking some courses402
Taking some courses (not tests)6
Passing some courses226
Passing no courses180

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 Park High, there are a total of 413 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 402 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School24%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School59%

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 Park High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 8.3% 19.7% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 5.0% 2.2% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 10.8% 21.6% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 73.9% 54.0% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.4% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.1% 1.8% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

James A. Whitaker Elementary28%0.5Buena Park, CA
Valencia Park Elementary33%0.5Fullerton, CA
Mabel L. Pendleton Elementary24%1.0Buena Park, CA
Glen H. Dysinger Sr. Elementary47%1.1Buena Park, CA
Orangethorpe Elementary23%1.2Fullerton, CA
Gauer (melbourne A.) Elementary23%1.4Anaheim, CA
Dr. Peter Marshall46%1.5Anaheim, CA
Pacific Drive Elementary19%1.5Fullerton, CA
Marshall (john) Elementary21%1.6Anaheim, CA
Charles G. Emery Elementary56%1.7Buena Park, CA
Carl E. Gilbert Elementary21%1.7Buena Park, CA
Gordon H. Beatty Elementary42%1.7Buena Park, CA

Buena Park demographics profile

StatisticBuena ParkCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)7,86823291
Median age36.136.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%52%55%
Speak English45%56%79%
Speak Spanish29%29%13%

Education level achieved in Buena Park

IndexBuena ParkCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade80.7%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school79.6%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college59.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.7%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors29.1%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters7.3%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Buena Park High 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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