Montemalaga Elementary School

  • Montemalaga Elementary School serves 489 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 66% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 77% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Montemalaga Elementary School's student population of 489 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2015)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students489 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Montemalaga Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Montemalaga Elementary School is 0.68, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#419 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Montemalaga Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Montemalaga Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1
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Asian
34%
11%
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Hispanic
13%
54%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
43%
24%
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Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Montemalaga Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.680.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePalos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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