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6547 Buena Vista Rd

Bakersfield, CA 93311

(661) 831-0818

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Grades: K - 6

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 950

Students Per Teacher: 32

Parent Reviews

11 Parent Reviews for Buena Vista Elementary School

My daughter is 3rd grade at Buena Vista and she likes the school. The teachers are great. My child get honor and principles list. She loves the garden because they show her how to plant different kind of vegetable.

Posted by a parent on 08/22/13

My children have been attending here for the past 5 years. The principle and the teachers are awesome. The support I have had is awesome. The Parent club is prenominal and my children get honor and principles list.

Posted by a parent on 06/26/13

My daughter is 2nd grade at BV and we like the school. The teachers are great. They also have a wonderful garden school that is extremely benefited.

Posted by a parent on 02/06/12

My son attended Buena Vista 2010-2011. He was behind in reading and math. We attended an SST meeting and made a plan, when we followed it it was just dropped and the plan was never implemented. I found that my child's education has been externalized and that if I don't teach him he will never improve. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/28/11

I have a first grader and third grader at BV and our experiences with the school have been very good. They have each had wonderful teachers who have challenged them and provided positive classroom environments. I've been pleased with the principal and office staff as well. The school is large but they ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/22/11

My daughter loves her teacher and school and we are impressed with her reading this year. Just the class size we don't like, she has 30 kids in 1st grade, with an aide but still far too many!

Posted by a parent on 03/27/10

Love Buena Vista. Fantastic parents, staff and students. Very down to earth and yet highly educational. My children have excelled greatly at this school.

Posted by a parent on 01/25/10

my son is a 1st grader at B.V and i don't like it i rather would of like to put him at old river but it was full b.v has to many flies and bees during the summer and has a swamp and fields surrounding it and that makes it smell bad. then when its time to pick up my son i have to leave 10 min before because ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/27/09

My son is currently in their kindergarten program and has extremely benefited from the immersion program they run. However, my only complainant is based on the parent leadership at the school. It is very apparent that the PTA and other parent volunteers are not reflective of the community nor its needs. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/06/09

Our experience with this school was fantastic. My son went to this school for his kindergarden year. The class time was very classical and sweet. Academically, their time was very encouraging and profitable. Yet there was a great deal of time spent on art projects.

Posted by a parent on 11/19/05

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Test scores for Buena Vista Elementary School

CST* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Buena Vista Elementary School
Panama Buena Vista Union Elementary School District
* In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

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Bakersfield schools — Buena Vista Elementary School is located at 6547 Buena Vista Rd, Bakersfield CA 93311. 6547 Buena Vista Rd is in the 93311 ZIP code in Bakersfield, CA The school district for Buena Vista Elementary School is the Panama Buena Vista Union Elementary School District. Buena Vista Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 6.
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