PROFICIENCY 62% 63% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
65%Carlsbad Unified

Buena Vista Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Carlsbad Unified" in Carlsbad, CA. There are a total of 318 students and 12 teachers at Buena Vista Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 27 to 1. There are a total of 70 free lunch students and 28 reduced lunch students.

Buena Vista Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 62.0%, which is 63% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio27:1
Free lunch70
Reduced lunch28


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 48.6% 57.2% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 4.1% 1.9% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 6.0% 8.3% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 33.4% 26.3% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.3% 0.7% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.6% 0.5% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 6.0% 5.2% 3.1% 3.1%

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Carlsbad demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2,96823291
Median age42.336.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)61%52%55%
Speak English82%56%79%
Speak Spanish9%29%13%

Education level achieved in Carlsbad

Completed 8th grade94.6%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school94.4%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college84.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree64.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors55.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters23.6%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree8.6%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.6%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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