Monte Vista Elementary School

  • Monte Vista Elementary School serves 308 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Monte Vista Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Monte Vista Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

  • Monte Vista Elementary School's student population of 308 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students308 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Monte Vista Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Monte Vista Elementary School is 0.60, 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 (CA)
Overall Testing Rank#1163 out of 9602 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
12%
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Hispanic
33%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
54%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.600.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Monte Vista Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHOPE Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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