Vista Alternative School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
2350 Virginia Drive
Yuma, AZ 85364
Phone
(928) 502-4600
District
YUMA UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
YUMA COUNTY
Type of School
Other
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
176
Classroom Teachers
17

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Arizona

1

(10 is best)

Better than 6.5% of AZ schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

1

(10 is best)

Vista Alternative School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 6 39
Proficiency in Reading 8 32
Proficiency in Math 4 47

Grade 11

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 3 32
Proficiency in Reading 3 27
Proficiency in Math 3 37

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 10.31
AVG FOR DISTRICT 25.93
AVG FOR STATE 23.53
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 5 2.8%
Grade 10 15 8.5%
Grade 11 45 25.6%
Grade 12 111 63.1%
Total 176 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 10.9% 12.5% 39.8%
Black 0.6% 1.2% 5.4%
Hispanic 86.9% 84.5% 45.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.6% 0.8% 2.9%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.1% 1.0% 6.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED 56.7% 50.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 7.7% 41.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 49.0% 9.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 197,543 7,171,646
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 80.5 62
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.5% 6.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 21.7% 20.2%
20-44 YEARS OLD 33.3% 32.9%
45-64 YEARS OLD 20.3% 24.2%
65 OR OLDER 17.2% 16.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 69,083 2,537,282
Single Parent Households With Children 12.6% 11.4%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 71.6% 86.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 14.4% 28.4%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 4.6% 9.5%
$100,000 - $149,999 9.1% 12.9%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.0% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.9% 18.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 22.2% 19.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 20.2% 15.4%
$15,000 or less 14.0% 12.0%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $3,442 $36,247,702 46.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $493 $5,191,783 6.7%
Staff $426 $4,486,206 5.8%
General Administration $146 $1,537,526 2.0%
School Administration $323 $3,401,513 4.4%
Operation $906 $9,541,086 12.2%
Transportation $513 $5,402,403 6.9%
Other $423 $4,454,613 5.7%
Total Support $3,230 $34,015,130 43.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $741 $7,803,471 10.0%
Total Expenditures $7,413 $78,066,303 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $3,947 $4,479,976,817 47.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $560 $635,904,294 6.7%
Staff $364 $413,369,427 4.4%
General Administration $146 $165,707,988 1.8%
School Administration $413 $468,972,643 5.0%
Operation $910 $1,032,493,481 10.9%
Transportation $311 $353,356,342 3.7%
Other $326 $370,534,946 3.9%
Total Support $3,031 $3,440,038,081 36.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,362 $1,545,485,404 16.3%
Total Expenditures $8,340 $9,465,529,748 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%