Top 5 Best South El Monte Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 3,846 students in South El Monte, CA (there are 2 private schools, serving 366 private students). 91% of all K-12 students in South El Monte, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in South El Monte, CA are New Temple, Dean L. Shively and New Lexington Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
South El Monte, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the California public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in South El Monte have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in South El Monte, CA (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
New Temple
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
11033 E. Central Ave.
South El Monte, CA 91733
(626) 580-0692
Grades: K-4
| 441 students
Rank: #22.
Dean L. Shively
(Math: 27% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1431 N. Central Ave.
South El Monte, CA 91733
(626) 580-0610
Grades: 5-8
| 463 students
Rank: #33.
New Lexington Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
10410 E. Bodger St.
South El Monte, CA 91733
(626) 575-2320
Grades: K-6
| 256 students
Rank: #44.
Wilkerson Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2700 N. Doreen Ave.
South El Monte, CA 91733
(626) 575-2331
Grades: K-6
| 346 students
Rank: #55.
South El Monte High School
(Math: 17% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1001 Durfee Ave.
South El Monte, CA 91733
(626) 258-5600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,257 students
Rank: #66.
Potrero Elementary School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2611 N. Potrero Ave.
South El Monte, CA 91733
(626) 350-9386
Grades: K-8
| 707 students
Rank: #77.
Cortada Elementary School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3111 N. Potrero Ave.
South El Monte, CA 91733
(626) 575-2391
Grades: K-6
| 376 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in South El Monte, California

South El Monte, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
11050 Fineview St.
South El Monte, CA 91733
(626) 652-4100
Grades: K-6
| 395 students
2131 Loma Ave.
South El Monte, CA 91733
(626) 575-2325
Grades: K-6
| 231 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in South El Monte, CA?
The top ranked public schools in South El Monte, CA include New Temple, Dean L. Shively and New Lexington Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in South El Monte, CA?
7 public schools are located in South El Monte, CA.
What percentage of students in South El Monte, CA go to public school?
91% of all K-12 students in South El Monte, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in South El Monte, CA?
South El Monte, CA public schools minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public schools average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

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