Buena Park High 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: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
8833 Acad Dr.
Buena Park, CA 90621
Phone
(714) 992-8601
District
FULLERTON JOINT UNION HIGH
County
ORANGE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
Yes
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1937
Classroom Teachers
67

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

6

(10 is best)

Better than 55.3% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

4

(10 is best)

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

Grade 11

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 39 44
Proficiency in Reading 50 57
Proficiency in Math 27 32

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 28.90
AVG FOR DISTRICT 26.95
AVG FOR STATE 23.34
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 542 28.0%
Grade 10 491 25.3%
Grade 11 425 21.9%
Grade 12 479 24.7%
Total 1937 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 6.6% 15.8% 24.4%
Black 3.7% 2.0% 5.7%
Hispanic 78.8% 58.7% 56.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 9.8% 22.8% 12.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.1% 0.7% 1.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 77.2% 49.1% 59.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 67.4% 41.7% 52.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.8% 7.4% 7.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 257,293 39,557,045
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 5,950.1 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.6% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.6% 19.5%
20-44 YEARS OLD 35.8% 35.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.6% 25.1%
65 OR OLDER 13.5% 13.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 80,257 12,965,435
Single Parent Households With Children 11.0% 11.0%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 85.5% 82.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 35.1% 33.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 18.7% 19.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 17.7% 16.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.3% 12.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.2% 15.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 14.7% 14.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 9.6% 11.9%
$15,000 or less 7.8% 9.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,535 $105,226,275 52.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,024 $14,300,160 7.1%
Staff $282 $3,938,130 2.0%
General Administration $92 $1,284,780 0.6%
School Administration $733 $10,236,345 5.1%
Operation $1,226 $17,121,090 8.5%
Transportation $304 $4,245,360 2.1%
Other $428 $5,977,020 3.0%
Total Support $4,089 $57,102,885 28.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,807 $39,199,755 19.5%
Total Expenditures $14,431 $201,528,915 100.0%
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%