Buena Vista Elementary School

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2355 San Juan Ave

Walnut Creek, CA 94597

(925) 944-6822

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 540

Students Per Teacher: 22

Parent Reviews

20 Parent Reviews for Buena Vista Elementary School

I just had my older child graduate from Buena Vista Elementary this summer and my second one is currently in 2nd grade. We became part of the BV family a little less than 2 years ago and my kids joined mid session. All of my fears of uprooting and moving my kids mid year were completely blown away after ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/03/14

Our experience at Buena Vista has been stellar; my low expectations of the public school system have been blown away! Not only is my daughter receiving a caring and thorough education, but the administration has been amazingly receptive to discussions about accommodating my daughter's severe food allergies. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/11/13

Our son is about to start his 2nd year at Buena Vista and so far, we really like this school. BV has wonderful teachers and families. There is a very active PTA with a lot of parental involvement. The after school daycare (Club) is run extremely well by young adults who truly care about the welfare ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/18/11

We moved to CA almost three years ago from Northern Virginia where our kids were in amazing schools. We have been so pleased with Buena Vista. The teachers and staff are so invested in my children's success. While we are appalled at the budget cuts to education in CA, we are amazed at what Buena Vista ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/14/11

isn't a school supposed to help those in need? i think bv has the largest number of ELL in the district or one of the largest. the stats show that they aren't lacking academically. my son started in 1st grade and he has grown in amazing ways. he is one of the kids who needed reading help and any deficit ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/11/11

Unbelievable emphasis, time and money is spent on the numerous number of children that cannot read, write or do math by third grade who have attended this school since Kindergarden. The few children that TEACHERS know will meet state standards are left to fend for the school year without challenges. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/11/10

Buena Vista is graced with children from many different backgrounds, countries, and religions. The teachers are hard working and truly care about all children advancing. The mixture of diversity, caring, and shared goals make Buena Vista an excellent place to be educated.

Posted by a parent on 10/03/09

Because my children are spread out, we've attended 3 different schools in California. Buena Vista is, by far, the best school we've experienced. The staff show true care for our children, each other, and the families at the school. They go above and beyond to take care of our children's academic, social, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/28/08

We cannot imagine being a part of any other community! Buena Vista is such a wonderful school, with so much parental involvement, emphasis on the kids treating each other with respect, and just an all around great atmosphere for both my kids And myself. We love BV!

Posted by a parent on 08/24/06

Excellent school with lots of parent involvment. Although my son's K teacher only had two years experience, he is now (at the end of K) reading 2nd grade books fluently.Wow! She also really tried to understand each child's character & really tried to work with them individually to best motivate them. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/15/06

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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
Walnut Creek 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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Walnut Creek schools — Buena Vista Elementary School is located at 2355 San Juan Ave, Walnut Creek CA 94597. 2355 San Juan Ave is in the 94597 ZIP code in Walnut Creek, CA The school district for Buena Vista Elementary School is the Walnut Creek Elementary School District. Buena Vista Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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