Vista Unified School District

  • 1234 ARCADIA AVE
  • VISTA, CA 92084
  • (760) 726-2170
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District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate93.2%71.2%
Dropout Rate19.4%5.0%
Per Pupil Spending$7,756$9,292
Students Per Teacher20.920.8
Number of Schools35-
Number of Students26,726-
Number of (FTE) Teachers1,277-

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment26,72620.9
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students-
Kindergarten Students1,822
1st Grade Students1,759
2nd Grade Students1,804
3rd Grade Students1,716
4th Grade Students1,843
5th Grade Students1,859
6th Grade Students1,873
7th Grade Students1,921
8th Grade Students1,923
9th Grade Students1,970
10th Grade Students1,903
11th Grade Students1,930
12th Grade Students3,691
Ungraded Students79
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native173
Asian or Pacific Islander1,030
Hispanic15,039
Black (Non-Hispanic)1,284
White (Non-Hispanic)7,626
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male13,231
Female12,852

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers1,27720.9
Prekindergarten Teachers--
Kindergarten Teachers66-
Elementary Teachers763-
Secondary Teachers396-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes53-
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides224
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors23
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors28
Elementary10
Secondary18
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians6
Library Support Staff-
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff718
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators15
LEA Administrative Support Staff57
School Administrators61
School Administrative Support Staff160
Student Support Services43
Other Support Services Staff383

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$287,521,000-
Total Local Revenues$99,784,00034.7%
Property Tax$66,063,00023.0%
Other School Systems$19,351,0006.7%
Cities and Counties$1,823,0000.6%
Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$120,0000.04%
School Lunch$2,160,0000.8%
Other Sales and Services$711,0000.2%
Rents and Royalties$228,0000.08%
Interest Earnings$3,715,0001.3%
Miscellaneous$5,613,0002.0%
Total State Revenues$167,307,00058.2%
General Formula Assistance$85,093,00029.6%
Staff Improvement Programs$3,076,0001.1%
Special Education Programs$169,0000.06%
Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$3,984,0001.4%
Gifted and Talented Programs$211,0000.07%
Vocational Education Programs$10,0000.00%
School Lunch Programs$505,0000.2%
Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$38,502,00013.4%
Transportation Programs$1,791,0000.6%
Other Programs$28,338,0009.9%
State Revenues on Behalf - Employee Benefits$5,628,0002.0%
Total Federal Revenues$20,430,0007.1%
Through State - Title I$5,155,0001.8%
Through State - Children With Disabilities (IDEA)$5,125,0001.8%
Through State - Math, Science and Teacher Quality$1,659,0000.6%
Through State - Safe and Drug Free Schools$115,0000.04%
Through State - Title V, Part A$9,0000.00%
Through State - Vocational and Tech Education$277,0000.10%
Through State - Bilingual Education$571,0000.2%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$5,608,0002.0%
Through State - Other$1,905,0000.7%
Direct - Impact Aid$6,0000.00%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$209,437,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$137,709,00065.8%
Total Support Services Expenditures$64,139,00030.6%
Student Support$8,087,0002.8%
Instructional Staff Support$10,916,0003.8%
General Administration Support$543,0000.2%
School Administration Support$14,480,0005.0%
Operation and Maintenance Support$16,129,0005.6%
Student Transportation Support$5,329,0001.9%
Other Support Services$8,655,0003.0%
Total Other Expenditures$7,589,0003.6%
Food Services$7,589,0002.6%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 93.2%
Total Diploma Count 2,095
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients -
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-121,87619.4%

Map and Listings of Schools Within Vista Unified School District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 35
  • Students: 26,726
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 1,277
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ALAMOSA PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
5130 Alamosa Park Dr
Oceanside, CA
Public | KG-5
560 21.9

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ALTA VISTA HIGH (CONTINUATION) SCHOOL
1575 Bonair Dr
Vista, CA
Public | 9-12
216 12.9

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BEAUMONT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
550 Beaumont Dr
Vista, CA
Public | KG-5
586 20.7

4.5 out of 5
2 Reviews
BOBIER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
220 West Bobier Dr
Vista, CA
Public | KG-5
678 19.4

4.5 out of 5
2 Reviews
BREEZE HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1111 Melrose Way
Vista, CA
Public | KG-5
782 22.7

5 out of 5
3 Reviews
CALIFORNIA AVENUE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
215 West California Ave
Vista, CA
Public | KG-8
40 2.7

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CASITA CENTER FOR SCIENCE / MATH / TECHNOLOGY SCHOOL
260 Cedar Dr
Vista, CA
Public | KG-5
682 19.5

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
CRESTVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
510 Sunset Dr
Vista, CA
Public | KG-5
605 19.5

4.5 out of 5
3 Reviews
EMPRESA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
4850 Avenida Empresa
Oceanside, CA
Public | KG-5
744 21.6

5 out of 5
1 Review
FOOTHILL OAK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1370 Oak Dr
Vista, CA
Public | KG-5
660 21.8

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GRAPEVINE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
630 Grapevine Rd
Vista, CA
Public | KG-5
638 17.7

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
GUAJOME PARK ACADEMY CHARTER
2000 North Santa Fe Ave
Vista, CA
Charter | 6-12
1,563 22.7

4.5 out of 5
2 Reviews
HANNALEI ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
120 Hannalei Dr
Vista, CA
Public | KG-5
559 21.9

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LAKE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
4950 Lake Blvd
Oceanside, CA
Public | KG-5
759 23.3

3 out of 5
4 Reviews
LINCOLN MIDDLE SCHOOL
2245 Foothill Dr
Vista, CA
Public | 6-8
853 20.1

4 out of 5
1 Review
MADISON MIDDLE SCHOOL
4930 Lake Blvd
Oceanside, CA
Public | 6-8
1,302 23.3

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MAJOR GENERAL RAYMOND MURRAY HIGH SCHOOL
215 North Melrose Dr
Vista, CA
Public | 10-12
216 18.0

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MARYLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
700 North Ave
Vista, CA
Public | KG-5
596 18.9

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MISSION MEADOWS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
5657 Spur Ave
Oceanside, CA
Public | KG-5
571 20.7

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MISSION VISTA HIGH SCHOOL
1306 Melrose Dr
Oceanside, CA
Public | 9-12
203 15.0

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MONTE VISTA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1720 Monte Vista Rd
Vista, CA
Public | KG-5
554 19.0

5 out of 5
5 Reviews
NORTH COUNTY TRADE TECHNOLOGY HIGH SCHOOL
2585 Business Park Dr
Vista, CA
Charter | 9-12
77 12.8

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NORTH STAR ACADEMY OF INDEPENDENT LEARNING & FINE ARTS
1250 Arcadia Ave
Vista, CA
Public | KG-8
71 19.7

5 out of 5
1 Review
OLIVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
836 Olive Ave
Vista, CA
Public | KG-5
436 15.3

3 out of 5
2 Reviews
PALOMAR HIGH SCHOOL
1401 Palomar Place
Vista, CA
Public | 9-12
94 15.7

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RANCHO BUENA VISTA HIGH SCHOOL
1601 Longhorn Dr
Vista, CA
Public | 9-12
3,061 23.3

5 out of 5
1 Review
ROOSEVELT MIDDLE SCHOOL
850 Sagewood Dr
Oceanside, CA
Public | 6-8
1,185 22.8

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SIATECHNOLOGY SCHOOL
217 Escondido Ave
Vista, CA
Charter | 9-12
1,850 38.5

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SIERRA VISTA HIGH SCHOOL
325 East Bobier Dr
Vista, CA
Public | 7-12
111 8.2

5 out of 5
1 Review
TEMPLE HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1550 Temple Heights Dr
Oceanside, CA
Public | KG-5
604 21.3

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VISTA ACADEMY OF VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
600 North Santa Fe Ave
Vista, CA
Public | KG-8
1,060 19.9

5 out of 5
1 Review
VISTA FOCUS ACADEMY
Non-Operational or Status Unknown
450 North Melrose Dr
Vista, CA
Public | 9
- -

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VISTA HIGH SCHOOL
1 Panther Dr
Vista, CA
Public | 9-12
2,852 22.5

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VISTA MAGNET MIDDLE SCHOOL OF TECHNOLOGY, SCIENCE & MATH
151 Escondido Ave
Vista, CA
Public | 6-8
595 21.3

4 out of 5
1 Review
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WASHINGTON MIDDLE SCHOOL
740 Olive Ave
Vista, CA
Public | 6-8
720 18.0

4 out of 5
3 Reviews
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