Monte Alto Elementary School

  • Monte Alto Elementary School serves 510 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Monte Alto Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

Monte Alto Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • Monte Alto Elementary School's student population of 510 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students510 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Monte Alto Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Monte Alto Elementary School is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#2790 out of 7999 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
99%
52%
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Black
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13%
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White
1%
28%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Monte Alto Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.020.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Monte Alto Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2000-01 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMonte Alto Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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