Buena Vista school information

IndexBuena VistaColoradoNational
Average Test Scores32%34%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:117:116:1
Total public schools51,42679,221
Total private schools138424,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1387,963
The Buena Vista, CO educational system consists of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Buena Vista public schools have average test scores of 32% which is 5% lower than than the Colorado average and 35% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Buena Vista public schools is 11:1, compared to 17:1 in Colorado and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 94.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 94.4% have completed high school, 27.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Buena Vista are 35% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Buena Vista.
  • 94.7% of people in Buena Vista have completed 8th grade.
  • 94.4% of people in Buena Vista have completed high school.
  • 27.5% of people in Buena Vista have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Buena Vista

IndexBuena VistaColoradoNational
Completed 8th grade94.7%87.9%84.3%
Completed high school94.4%87.1%83.0%
Completed some college70.8%69.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree42.2%47.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.5%38.7%30.3%
Completed masters12.1%14.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.6%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Buena Vista (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Buena Vista, CO2,69032%35%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Versailles, OH2,69090%83%
Woodbine, NJ2,69027%45%
Weldon, CA2,69115%70%
Pageland, SC2,69160%22%
Missouri Valley, IA2,68973%48%
Buena Vista, CO2,69032%35%
Source: The Buena Vista, CO education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.