Monterey Peninsula Unified School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 25 public schools serving 10,682 students in Monterey Peninsula Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Monterey Peninsula Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 25% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Monterey Peninsula Unified School District are La Mesa Elementary School, Monte Vista and Foothill Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Monterey Peninsula Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Monterey Peninsula Unified School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Monterey Peninsula Unified School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
25 Schools
10,331 Schools
# Students
10,682 Students
6,193,432 Students
# Teachers
527 Teachers
264,585 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
20:1

District Rank

Monterey Peninsula Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 989 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 91% has increased from 89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#1439 out of 1942 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Monterey Peninsula Unified  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Monterey Peninsula Unified  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Monterey Peninsula Unified  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
91%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Monterey Peninsula Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.61
0.64
# American Indian Students
34 Students
32,922 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
925 Students
718,704 Students
% Asian Students
9%
12%
# Hispanic Students
6,244 Students
3,364,037 Students
% Hispanic Students
58%
54%
# Black Students
486 Students
337,146 Students
% Black Students
5%
5%
# White Students
2,066 Students
1,436,430 Students
% White Students
19%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
188 Students
28,735 Students
% Hawaiian Students
2%
1%
# Two or more races Students
739 Students
272,786 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
1,114
530,118
# Students in 1st Grade:
832
456,635
# Students in 2nd Grade:
835
454,067
# Students in 3rd Grade:
796
445,793
# Students in 4th Grade:
840
464,993
# Students in 5th Grade:
809
470,389
# Students in 6th Grade:
800
484,412
# Students in 7th Grade:
745
474,129
# Students in 8th Grade:
716
471,620
# Students in 9th Grade:
791
492,955
# Students in 10th Grade:
791
481,188
# Students in 11th Grade:
828
473,097
# Students in 12th Grade:
785
485,902
# Ungraded Students:
-
8,116

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,593 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,033. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,861 is less than the state median of $16,124. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$145 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of Monterey Peninsula Unified  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$148 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Monterey Peninsula Unified  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,593
$16,033
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Monterey Peninsula Unified  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,861
$16,124
This chart display average spending per public school student in Monterey Peninsula Unified  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Monterey Peninsula Unified School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
La Mesa Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(2)
1 La Mesa Way
Monterey, CA 93940
(831) 649-1872
Grades: K-5
| 447 students
Rank: #22.
Monte Vista
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
251 Soledad Dr.
Monterey, CA 93942
(831) 392-3890
Grades: K-5
| 372 students
Rank: #33.
Foothill Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1700 Via Casoli
Monterey, CA 93940
(831) 649-1744
Grades: K-5
| 322 students
Rank: #44.
Del Rey Woods Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1281 Plumas Ave.
Seaside, CA 93955
(831) 392-3907
Grades: K-5
| 448 students
Rank: #55.
Monterey High School
Math: 32% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
101 Herrmann Dr.
Monterey, CA 93940
(831) 392-3801
Grades: 9-12
| 1,306 students
Rank: #66.
George C. Marshall Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
300 Normandy Rd.
Monterey, CA 93942
(831) 899-7052
Grades: K-5
| 528 students
Rank: #77.
Marina High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
298 Patton Pkwy.
Marina, CA 93933
(831) 583-2060
Grades: 9-12
| 557 students
Rank: #88.
J. C. Crumpton Elementary School
Math: 29% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
460 Carmel Ave.
Marina, CA 93933
(831) 392-3520
Grades: K-5
| 403 students
Rank: #99.
Ord Terrace Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1755 La Salle Ave.
Seaside, CA 93955
(831) 392-3922
Grades: K-5
| 497 students
Rank: #1010.
Ione Olson Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
261 Beach Rd.
Marina, CA 93933
(831) 392-3590
Grades: K-5
| 394 students
Rank: #1111.
Walter Colton
Math: 22% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
100 Toda Vista Dr.
Monterey, CA 93940
(831) 649-1951
Grades: 6-8
| 595 students
Rank: #1212.
Dual Language Academy Of The Monterey Peninsula
Charter School
Math: 25% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
225 Normandy Rd.
Seaside, CA 93955
(831) 899-1100
Grades: K-8
| 495 students
Rank: #1313.
Seaside High School
Math: 17% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
2200 Noche Buena St.
Seaside, CA 93955
(831) 392-3530
Grades: 9-12
| 1,124 students
Rank: #1414.
Highland Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1650 Sonoma Ave.
Seaside, CA 93955
(831) 583-2024
Grades: K-5
| 343 students
Rank: #1515.
Los Arboles Middle School
Math: 15% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
294 Hillcrest Ave.
Marina, CA 93933
(831) 384-3550
Grades: 6-8
| 628 students
Rank: #1616.
Marina Vista Elementary School
Math: 16% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
390 Carmel Ave.
Marina, CA 93933
(831) 392-3580
Grades: K-5
| 416 students
Rank: #1717.
Seaside Middle School
Math: 11% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
999 Coe Ave.
Seaside, CA 93955
(831) 899-7080
Grades: 6-8
| 749 students
Rank: #1818.
Martin Luther King
Math: 12% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1713 Brd.way
Seaside, CA 93955
(831) 392-3970
Grades: K-5
| 415 students
Rank: #1919.
Central Coast High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Coe Ave.
Seaside, CA 93955
(831) 392-3560
Grades: 9-12
| 85 students
International School Of Monterey
Charter School
1720 Yosemite St.
Seaside, CA 93955
(831) 583-2165
Grades: K-8
| 417 students
Learning For Life Charter
Charter School
3180 Imjin Rd. Ste. 110
Marina, CA 93933
(831) 582-9820
Grades: 7-12
| 124 students
3066 Lake Dr.
Marina, CA 93933
(831) 384-0255
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Monterey Peninsula Unified School
Alternative School
Math: <50%
200 Coe Ave.
Seaside, CA 93955
(831) 392-3822
Grades: 6-8
| 7 students
200 Coe Ave.
Seaside, CA 93955
(831) 392-3822
Grades: 9-12
| 10 students
Mpusd Preschool
1450 Elm Ave
Seaside, CA 93955
(831) 392-3456
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 10,682 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.61

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