Buena Vista Middle School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
18250 Tara Dr.
Salinas, CA 93908
Phone
(831) 455-8936
District
SPRECKELS UNION ELEMENTARY
County
MONTEREY COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
334

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

8

(10 is best)

Better than 78.0% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

Buena Vista Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

80 60 40 20 0
52%
44%
67%
49%
37%
38%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 7

80 60 40 20 0
72%
44%
72%
51%
72%
37%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 8

80 60 40 20 0
57%
42%
72%
49%
42%
36%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
No Data
No Data
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    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 101 30.2%
Grade 7 116 34.7%
Grade 8 117 35.0%
Total 334 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 50.2% 53.4% 24.0%
Black 0.7% 0.2% 5.5%
Hispanic 42.3% 40.8% 57.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 6.2% 5.1% 12.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.7% 0.4% 1.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 15.6% 16.0% 59.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 13.5% 14.8% 51.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.1% 1.2% 7.4%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 6,121 39,512,223
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 93.0 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.9% 6.2%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.8% 19.4%
20-44 YEARS OLD 26.3% 35.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 31.9% 25.0%
65 OR OLDER 18.1% 14.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 2,176 13,044,266
Single Parent Households With Children 5.8% 10.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 95.1% 83.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 51.9% 33.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 45.6% 21.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 22.2% 16.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 8.5% 12.4%
$50,000 - $74,999 14.1% 15.5%
$30,000 - $49,999 4.5% 14.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 2.8% 11.2%
$15,000 or less 2.3% 8.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,464 $5,393,000 56.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $483 $477,000 5.0%
Staff $103 $102,000 1.1%
General Administration $196 $193,000 2.0%
School Administration $486 $480,000 5.1%
Operation $1,076 $1,062,000 11.2%
Transportation $322 $318,000 3.3%
Other $719 $710,000 7.5%
Total Support $3,386 $3,342,000 35.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $774 $764,000 8.0%
Total Expenditures $9,624 $9,499,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,397 $45,595,285,000 48.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $770 $4,748,066,000 5.1%
Staff $749 $4,614,248,000 4.9%
General Administration $125 $769,590,000 0.8%
School Administration $816 $5,028,140,000 5.4%
Operation $1,171 $7,220,628,000 7.7%
Transportation $278 $1,714,208,000 1.8%
Other $653 $4,027,094,000 4.3%
Total Support $4,562 $28,121,974,000 30.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,165 $19,510,107,000 20.9%
Total Expenditures $15,124 $93,227,366,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%