Buena Terra Elementary School

Serves grades KG - 6

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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
8299 Holder St.
Buena Park, CA 90620
Phone
(714) 228-3220
District
CENTRALIA ELEMENTARY
County
ORANGE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
574
Classroom Teachers
21

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

9

(10 is best)

Better than 85.7% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

Buena Terra Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 76 50
Proficiency in Reading 75 49
Proficiency in Math 76 51

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 71 48
Proficiency in Reading 63 50
Proficiency in Math 79 45

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 65 45
Proficiency in Reading 65 52
Proficiency in Math 65 38

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 64 44
Proficiency in Reading 68 50
Proficiency in Math 60 39

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 27.33
AVG FOR DISTRICT 27.23
AVG FOR STATE 23.34
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 79 13.8%
Grade 1 93 16.2%
Grade 2 93 16.2%
Grade 3 75 13.1%
Grade 4 65 11.3%
Grade 5 86 15.0%
Grade 6 83 14.5%
Total 574 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 23.7% 15.1% 24.4%
Black 4.3% 2.8% 5.7%
Hispanic 43.2% 53.8% 56.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 27.9% 27.6% 12.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.9% 0.7% 1.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 46.9% 59.4% 59.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 40.6% 53.8% 52.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.3% 5.6% 7.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 56,205 39,557,045
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 9,554.8 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.7% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.9% 19.5%
20-44 YEARS OLD 33.4% 35.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 26.8% 25.1%
65 OR OLDER 15.3% 13.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 16,477 12,965,435
Single Parent Households With Children 10.9% 11.0%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 83.4% 82.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 29.6% 33.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 16.4% 19.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 19.7% 16.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.3% 12.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 15.9% 15.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 16.1% 14.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 10.4% 11.9%
$15,000 or less 8.2% 9.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,421 $32,771,136 57.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $751 $3,316,416 5.8%
Staff $366 $1,616,256 2.8%
General Administration $161 $710,976 1.3%
School Administration $513 $2,265,408 4.0%
Operation $982 $4,336,512 7.6%
Transportation $208 $918,528 1.6%
Other $649 $2,865,984 5.0%
Total Support $3,630 $16,030,080 28.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,805 $7,970,880 14.0%
Total Expenditures $12,856 $56,772,096 100.0%
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%