5920 Highway 129
Monterey, LA 71354
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Monterey High School serves 458 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Monterey High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 86% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Monterey High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

Monterey High School's student population of 458 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 30% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
458 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Monterey High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,267 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Monterey High School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#177 out of 1267 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
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Black
2%
43%
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White
97%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.06
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Graduation Rate
≥80%
81%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 458 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Btm 50% in LA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 86% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.06 (Btm 50%)

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