Montemalaga Elementary School

1121 Via Nogales
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Montemalaga Elementary School serves 401 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 78% (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 86% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 401 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 78%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 86%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Montemalaga Elementary School's student population of 401 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
401 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Montemalaga Elementary School is 0.71, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
78%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
86%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
40%
12%
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Hispanic
14%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
32%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
13%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (03-04)
1%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Montemalaga Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2003-04 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Montemalaga Elementary School often compared to?
Montemalaga Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Cornerstone At Pedregal Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
78% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 86% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Montemalaga Elementary School?
401 students attend Montemalaga Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
40% of Montemalaga Elementary School students are Asian, 32% of students are White, 14% of students are Hispanic, 13% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Montemalaga Elementary School?
Montemalaga Elementary School has a student ration of 25:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Montemalaga Elementary School offer ?
Montemalaga Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Montemalaga Elementary School part of?
Montemalaga Elementary School is part of Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 401 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 78%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 86%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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