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61%
  • Casita Center For Science/math/technology
  • 1234 Arcadia Ave., Vista
  • Vista Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 577
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
57%
  • Vista Magnet Middle School Of Technology Science And Math
  • 1234 Arcadia Ave., Vista
  • Vista Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 791
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
54%
  • Rancho Buena Vista High
  • 1234 Arcadia Ave., Vista
  • Vista Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,532
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
49%
  • Guajome Park Academy Charter
  • 2000 N. Santa Fe Ave., Vista
  • Vista Unified
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 1,275
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
41%
  • Vista High
  • 1234 Arcadia Ave., Vista
  • Vista Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,567
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
40%
  • Guajome Learning Center
  • 2000 N. Santa Fe Ave., Vista
  • Vista Unified
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 93
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
38%
  • National University Academy
  • 2030 Univ Dr., Vista
  • Lakeside Union Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 762
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 36:1
38%
  • Breeze Hill Elementary
  • 1234 Arcadia Ave., Vista
  • Vista Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 842
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
38%
  • Joli Ann Leichtag Elementary
  • 653 Poinsettia Ave., Vista
  • San Marcos Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 811
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
34%
  • Monte Vista Elementary
  • 1234 Arcadia Ave., Vista
  • Vista Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 616
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
34%
  • Bella Mente Montessori Academy
  • 1737 W. Vista Way, Vista
  • Vista Unified
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 536
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
29%
  • Hannalei Elementary
  • 1234 Arcadia Ave., Vista
  • Vista Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 665
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
27%
  • Grapevine Elementary
  • 1234 Arcadia Ave., Vista
  • Vista Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 634
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
25%
  • Vista Academy Of Visual And Performing Arts
  • 1234 Arcadia Ave., Vista
  • Vista Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 627
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
22%
  • Maryland Elementary
  • 1234 Arcadia Ave., Vista
  • Vista Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 604
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
22%
  • Beaumont Elementary
  • 1234 Arcadia Ave., Vista
  • Vista Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 510
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
20%
  • Olive Elementary
  • 1234 Arcadia Ave., Vista
  • Vista Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 394
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
19%
  • Bobier Elementary
  • 1234 Arcadia Ave., Vista
  • Vista Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 671
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
18%
  • Foothill Oak Elementary
  • 1234 Arcadia Ave., Vista
  • Vista Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 748
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
18%
  • Vista Innovation And Design Academy
  • 1234 Arcadia Ave., Vista
  • Vista Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 680
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
17%
  • North County Trade Tech High
  • 1126 N. Melrose Dr. Ste. 301, Vista
  • Vista Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 152
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
17%
  • Rancho Minerva Middle School
  • 1234 Arcadia Ave., Vista
  • Vista Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 835
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
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  • Alta Vista High (continuation)
  • 1234 Arcadia Ave., Vista
  • Vista Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 180
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
n/a
  • Major General Raymond Murray High
  • 1234 Arcadia Ave., Vista
  • Vista Unified
  • Grades: 10 - 12 · Students: 192
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
n/a
  • California Avenue Elementary
  • 1234 Arcadia Ave., Vista
  • Vista Unified
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 17
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 9:1
n/a
  • Vista Visions Academy
  • 305 E. Bobier, Vista
  • Vista Unified
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 95
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
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Vista school information

IndexVistaCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores32%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools278,30879,221
Total private schools113,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools41,0857,963
The Vista, CA educational system consists of 27 public schools, 11 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools. Vista public schools have average test scores of 32% which is 15% lower than than the California average and 34% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Vista public schools is 21:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 79.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 76.1% have completed high school, 21.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Vista

IndexVistaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade79.1%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school76.1%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college53.7%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree33.7%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.2%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.3%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.5%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.6%1.3%

There are a total of 27 public schools, 11 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools in Vista. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Vista, CA schools is 32%. The average student to teacher ratio is 21:1. In Vista, CA, an average of 79.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 76.1% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Vista schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Vista, CA schools.

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Source: The Vista, CA 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.
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