Buena Park Junior High School

Serves grades 7 - 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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
6931 Orangethorpe Ave.
Buena Park, CA 90620
Phone
(714) 522-8491
District
BUENA PARK ELEMENTARY
County
ORANGE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1031
Classroom Teachers
42

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

5

(10 is best)

Better than 44.5% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

4

(10 is best)

Buena Park Junior High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 40 44
Proficiency in Reading 44 51
Proficiency in Math 35 38

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 38 43
Proficiency in Reading 50 49
Proficiency in Math 26.8 36

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 24.63
AVG FOR DISTRICT 24.43
AVG FOR STATE 23.34
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 7 528 51.2%
Grade 8 503 48.8%
Total 1031 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 5.4% 6.3% 24.4%
Black 3.8% 4.0% 5.7%
Hispanic 72.6% 67.8% 56.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 16.9% 21.0% 12.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.3% 1.0% 1.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 68.3% 68.5% 59.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 61.0% 61.0% 52.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.3% 7.5% 7.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 48,927 39,557,045
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 6,802.9 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.9% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 17.4% 19.5%
20-44 YEARS OLD 38.5% 35.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 26.1% 25.1%
65 OR OLDER 11.1% 13.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 14,256 12,965,435
Single Parent Households With Children 13.0% 11.0%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 82.3% 82.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 31.6% 33.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 14.9% 19.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 14.5% 16.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.6% 12.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 20.6% 15.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 17.4% 14.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 10.3% 11.9%
$15,000 or less 8.7% 9.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,737 $37,307,814 51.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $489 $2,357,958 3.3%
Staff $375 $1,808,250 2.5%
General Administration $209 $1,007,798 1.4%
School Administration $713 $3,438,086 4.8%
Operation $1,146 $5,526,012 7.6%
Transportation $264 $1,273,008 1.8%
Other $635 $3,061,970 4.2%
Total Support $3,830 $18,468,260 25.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,425 $16,515,350 22.8%
Total Expenditures $14,991 $72,286,602 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,110 $44,207,610,675 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $715 $4,444,735,486 5.0%
Staff $719 $4,472,549,320 5.0%
General Administration $117 $729,380,980 0.8%
School Administration $789 $4,904,545,120 5.5%
Operation $1,125 $6,991,988,357 7.9%
Transportation $265 $1,645,794,048 1.8%
Other $639 $3,971,963,894 4.5%
Total Support $4,368 $27,160,605,411 30.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,836 $17,635,368,261 19.8%
Total Expenditures $14,315 $89,004,272,569 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%