PROFICIENCY 41% 15% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
43%Sierra Vista Unified District
39%Sierra Vista

Buena High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Sierra Vista Unified District" in Sierra Vista, AZ. There are a total of 2,209 students and 98 teachers at Buena High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 495 free lunch students and 127 reduced lunch students.

Buena High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 41.0%, which is 15% higher than the Arizona average.


Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch495
Reduced lunch127


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment230
Taking some courses43
Taking some courses (not tests)191
Passing some courses17
Passing no courses15

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 High School, there are a total of 230 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 43 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School46%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School36%

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 High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 48.2% 47.4% 40.8% 51.1%
African American 8.1% 6.4% 5.1% 15.9%
Asian 3.7% 2.9% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 30.8% 34.2% 43.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.7% 0.7% 4.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.2% 1.7% 0.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 7.3% 6.7% 2.2% 3.1%

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Sierra Vista demographics profile

StatisticSierra VistaArizonaNational
Population density (sq mi)2925791
Median age33.137.137.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)61%53%55%
Speak English79%73%79%
Speak Spanish14%20%13%

Education level achieved in Sierra Vista

IndexSierra VistaArizonaNational
Completed 8th grade90.2%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school89.6%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college75.4%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree45.0%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors30.3%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters10.8%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Buena High School 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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