Rancho Buena Vista High
Best High School in California#422
|Rating||6 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||Vista Unified|
|Location||1601 Longhorn Dr.
Vista, CA 92081
Rancho Buena Vista High has an academic rating somewhat above the average for California high schools based on its high test performance and average AP course participation. It is ranked 422nd in the best public high schools in California.
The Rancho Buena Vista High student body is mainly Hispanic with a sizeable White population and has high racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.5%||13|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||1.2%||31|
|Two or more races||4%||101|
vs. other California high schoolsUpper 40.6%
41.4% 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, Rancho Buena Vista High students are largely middle income and rank 517th in California for high school student family income.
Enrollment by Grade
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in California319th
Rating7 out of 10
Students at Rancho Buena Vista High scored an average 54% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is somewhat above the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 26.3% of California high schools.
Test Proficiency By Gender
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||35% to 39%*||75% to 79%*|
|Boys||35% to 39%*||65% to 69%*|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||40% to 49%*||70% to 79%*|
|Black||21% to 39%*||60% to 79%*|
|Multiracial||40% to 59%*||60% to 79%*|
|White||50% to 54%*||75% to 79%*|
|With Disabilites||10% or less*||11% to 19%*|
|Limited English||20% or less*||20% or less*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
College Admission Test Scoring
Average SAT Score1095
The average SAT score for Rancho Buena Vista High students in 2016 was 1095.
College Admission Test Participation
Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT27%
Rank in California540th
Rating4 out of 10
318 out of 1,181 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (27%). College admission testing participation is slightly below the California median rate of 29% and in the bottom 45% for participation.
AP Course and Test Performance
AP Class Enrollment Rate25%
AP Pass Rank in California751st
AP Pass Rate Rating1 out of 10
Rancho Buena Vista High offers 16 AP courses. 25 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 64% percentile and slightly above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Rancho Buena Vista High had 383 taking AP exams with a 106 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 17% percentile and well below the California state median of 55 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||28%||55%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||25%||21%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||7%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||8%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||18%|
|AP Courses Offered||16|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||10%||14%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||9%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||11%|
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Rancho Buena Vista High
1601 Longhorn Dr.