460 Thompson Ave.
Mountain View, CA 94043
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Monta Loma Elementary School serves 283 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Monta Loma Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 283 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Monta Loma Elementary School's student population of 283 students has declined by 38% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
283 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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School Rankings

Monta Loma Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Monta Loma Elementary School is 0.76, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2864 out of 9659 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Monta Loma Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Monta Loma Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
17%
12%
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Hispanic
34%
56%
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Black
6%
5%
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White
29%
22%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
13%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.76
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

47% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 57% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Monta Loma Elementary School?

283 students attend Monta Loma Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

34% of Monta Loma Elementary School students are Hispanic, 29% of students are White, 17% of students are Asian, 13% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Monta Loma Elementary School?

Monta Loma Elementary School has a student ration of 19:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Monta Loma Elementary School offer ?

Monta Loma Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

School Calendar

View the Monta Loma Elementary School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

Event
Date
Spirit Day - Rainbow Day/Last Day of School
June 06, 2023 (Tuesday)
Last Day for Students - Minimum Day for Students
June 06, 2023 (Tuesday)

School Reviews

5   3/2/2019
I love this school! It is fun and has lots of after school classes. I am a 4th grader here and I have been to Monta Loma since Kinder.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Paayal
5   5/30/2015
I have been overwhelmingly impressed with this lovely neighborhood school for the last 3 years. I have a 2nd grader and Kindergartener who each have their own unique style of learning and the Differentiated Instruction they receive at Monta Loma has truly helped foster their love of learning. The community is diverse and though parental-involvement could be better, it is such a warm, nurturing environment for the students/families alike. Principal Lyon is hands-on (and a former educator!) who makes an earnest effort to communicate with parents about both the successes and challenges the school faces. She's very approachable and really listens. I've loved every one of the teachers my girls have had and my girls have thrived both in the classroom and out while on the Monta Loma campus. My professional background is in private school education administration so I feel I can speak to the depth and breadth of the capabilities and talents Monta Loma teachers bring to the table. They are some of the hardest-working, committed & nurturing educators I have ever experienced and definitely well-deserving of the California Distinguished School award that was bestowed in 2014. The enrichment opportunities are endless as well - choir, band, gardening, art, physical education, chess, Lego robotics and student leadership to name a few. I look forward to many more years of involvement at Monta Loma Elementary.
- Posted by Parent - shann

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 283 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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