Panama-Buena Vista Union School District, California

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Panama-Buena Vista Union School District is a school district in California.

About the district

Panama-Buena Vista Union School District is located in Kern County, California.

Panama-Buena Vista Union School District is located in Kern County, California. The county seat of Kern County is Bakersfield. Kern County is home to 864,124 residents, according to the United States Census Bureau.[1]

Demographics

Kern County underperformed compared to the rest of California in terms of higher education achievement in 2012. The United States Census Bureau found that 14.9 percent of Kern County residents aged 25 years and older had attained a bachelor's degree compared to 30.5 percent for California as a whole. The median household income for Kern County was $47,727 compared to $61,400 for the state of California. The percentage of people below poverty level for Kern County was 22.5 percent while it was 15.3 percent for the state of California.[1]

Racial Demographics, 2013[1]
Race Kern County (%) California (%)
White 82.9 73.5
Black or African American 6.3 6.6
American Indian and Alaska Native 2.7 1.7
Asian 5.0 14.1
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.3 0.5
Two or more race 3.0 3.7
Hispanic or Latino 50.9 38.4

Presidential Voting Pattern, Kern County[2]
Year Democratic Vote Republican Vote
2012 89,495 126,618
2008 93,457 134,793
2004 68,603 140,417
2000 66,003 110,663

Note: The United States Census Bureau considers "Hispanic or Latino" to be a place of origin, not a race. Therefore, the Census allows citizens to report both their race and that they are from a "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin simultaneously. As a result, the percentages in each column of the racial demographics table will exceed 100 percent. Each column will add up to 100 percent after removing the "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin percentages, although rounding by the Census Bureau may make the total one or two tenths off from being exactly 100 percent.[3]

Budget

Panama-Buena Vista Union School District publishes its annual budget on its website.[4]

Expenditures by Category
School Year Staff Expenses Student Services Operational Expenses Debt Service Other Budget Total
Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget
2011-2012 $102,402,892 69.2% $0 0% $36,958,919 25% $838,800 0.6% $7,723,024 5.2% $147,923,635
Averages: $102,402,892 69% $0 0% $36,958,919 25% $838,800 1% $7,723,024 5% $147,923,635

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