Bella Vista High

Overview

Student Enrollment
2,001
Best High School in California
#222
 Rating 8 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District San Juan Unified
Type Public
 Phone (916)971-5052
 Location 8301 Madison Ave.
Fair Oaks, CA 95628
Charter School No

Bella Vista High has an academic rating well above the average for California high schools based on its high test performance and average AP course participation. It is ranked 222nd in the best public high schools in California.

Data Citation: Unless otherwise noted, all information on this page is retrieved or calculated from data reported to the the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data and Civil Rights Data Collection for the 2014/2015 school year.

Racial Demographics

The Bella Vista High student body is mostly White with a smaller Hispanic population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White73.3%1,467
Black3.2%64
Hispanic13.3%267
Asian Pacific5.6%113
Native American Indian1.4%29
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.8%17
Two or more races2.2%44

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Upper 17.1%

19.4% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the California high school median of 48.5%. By this measure, Bella Vista High students are largely upper income and rank 217th in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman551
Sophomore562
Junior468
Senior420
Total2,001

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
55%
Rank in California
290th
Rating
7 out of 10

Students at Bella Vista High scored an average 55% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is well above the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 24.1% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls45% to 49%*70% to 74%*
Boys40% to 44%*55% to 59%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander60% to 69%*60% to 69%*
Black21% to 39%*40% to 59%*
Hispanic30% to 39%*50% to 59%*
Multiracialsuppressed*suppressed*
White45%68%
With Disabilites20% or less*20% or less*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1173

The average SAT score for Bella Vista High students in 2016 was 1173.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
38%
Rank in California
266th
Rating
7 out of 10

340 out of 888 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (38%). College admission testing participation is somewhat above the California median rate of 29% and in the top 28% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
21%
AP Pass Rank in California
168th
AP Pass Rate Rating
8 out of 10

Bella Vista High offers 11 AP courses. 21 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 51% percentile and about equal to the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Bella Vista High had 296 taking AP exams with a 232 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 81% percentile and well above the California state median of 55 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 78% 55%
Students enrolled in an AP class 21% 21%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 5%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 5%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 17%
AP Courses Offered 11

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate17%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate19%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate15%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.2%4
Boys0.2%2
Girls0.2%2
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students3.5%71
Boys4.2%43
Girls2.7%28

Location

Bella Vista High
8301 Madison Ave.
Fair Oaks, CA
95628
(916)971-5052

9 out of 10 1

District

San Juan Unified
Carmichael, CA