Monte Vista High School

3131 Stone Valley Rd.

Danville, CA 94526
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (925)552-2800
  • Monte Vista High School serves 2,348 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 91% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Monte Vista High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.
  • Monte Vista High School operates within the San Ramon Valley Unified School District.
  • San Ramon Valley Unified School District's 98% graduation rate is higher than the California state average of 83%.

Top Placements (California)

Monte Vista High School is Listed among the top public schools in California for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 1%)
  • Graduation Rate Highest graduation rate (Top 1%)
  • Community Size Largest student body (number of students) (Top 5%)

School Overview

  • Monte Vista High School's student population of 2348 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 103 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,348 students
Gender %Monte Vista High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers103 teachers
Students by GradeMonte Vista High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Monte Vista High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Monte Vista High School is 0.52, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
91%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio23:124:1
Asian
19%
11%
Hispanic
8%
54%
White
66%
24%
Two or more races
7%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsMonte Vista High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.520.41
Graduation Rate≥99%
83%
Monte Vista High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
50%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Monte Vista High School is San Ramon Valley Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • San Ramon Valley Unified School District's student population of 32,233 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 98% has increased from 97% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $8,768 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $9,665 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameSan Ramon Valley Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    37
    4
    Number of Students Managed32,2331,585
    San Ramon Valley Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    76%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    82%
    48%
    District Graduation Rate
    98%
    83%
    District Total Revenue$270 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$297 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$8,768$11,049
    District Spending / Student$9,665$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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