Montebello High School

  • Montebello High School serves 2,821 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Montebello High School operates within the Montebello Unified School District.
  • Montebello Unified School District's 70% graduation rate is lower than the CA state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2821 students has declined by 11% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 111 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,821 students
Montebello High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Montebello High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers111 teachers
Montebello High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeMontebello High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio25:124:1
Montebello High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
1%
11%
Montebello High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
96%
54%
Montebello High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
n/a
6%
Montebello High School Black Students (1989-2011)
White
3%
24%
Montebello High School White Students (1988-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsMontebello High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.080.64
Montebello High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
74%
50%
Montebello High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
9%
Montebello High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Montebello Unified School District's student population of 29,030 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 70% has decreased from 100% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,106 is higher than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,666 is less than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameMontebello Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
30
4
Number of Students Managed29,0301,597
Montebello Unified School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate70%83%
Montebello Unified School District Graduation Rate (2003-2015)
District Total Revenue$339 MM$17 MM
Montebello Unified School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$326 MM$18 MM
Montebello Unified School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,106$10,238
Montebello Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,666$10,739
Montebello Unified School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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    MontebelloCA 90640
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