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Buena Vista High School

Preschool | Grades 10-12 | Paramount Unified
3717 Michelson St
Lakewood, CA 90712
(562) 602-8090

About This School

Buena Vista High School is located in Lakewood, CA and is one of 5 high schools in Paramount Unified School District. It is a alt. school that serves 202 students in grades 10-12.

Alternative schools are public schools that offer nontraditional education for students whose needs cannot be met in a regular, special education, or vocational school. While alternative schools are distinct from regular, special education, and vocational schools in their teaching approach or classroom environment, they can provide similar services and/or curriculum for students. Alternative schools include schools for potential dropouts, residential treatment centers for substance abuse, schools for chronic truants, and schools for students with behavioral problems. See Buena Vista High School's test results to learn more about school performance.

A school's Academic Performance Index (API) is a scale that ranges from 200 to 1000 and is calculated from the school's performance in the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program. The state has set 800 as the API target for all schools to meet.

Buena Vista High School had an API growth score of 652 in 2012. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement. Buena Vista High School's 2012 base score was 621 and the school did meet its 2012 school-wide growth target.

In 2010, Buena Vista High School had 20 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.

Student Ethnicity (2011)

Students (2011)

202

Students Per Teacher (2010)

Female/Male (2011)

40% 60%

Subsidized Lunch (2011)

79.2%
eligible

District Spending (2010)

$8,987
per student
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