Monterey Highlands Elementary School

400 Casuda Canyon Dr.
Monterey Park, CA 91754
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 10%
Serving 946 students in grades Kindergarten-8, Monterey Highlands Elementary School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (which is higher than the California state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 76% (which is higher than the California state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 946 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Top 10% in CA
  • : 68% (Top 10%)
  • : 76% (Top 10%)
  • : 57% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Monterey Highlands Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Monterey Highlands Elementary School's student population of 946 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
946 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Monterey Highlands Elementary School ranks within the top 10% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Monterey Highlands Elementary School is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CA)
#708 out of 9602 schools
(Top 10%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Monterey Highlands Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
68%
33%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Monterey Highlands 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 2021-22 school year data.
76%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Monterey Highlands 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 2021-22 school year data.
57%
29%
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
21:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Monterey Highlands Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
57%
12%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Monterey Highlands Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
36%
56%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Monterey Highlands Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Monterey Highlands Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
White
2%
21%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Monterey Highlands Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Monterey Highlands Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Monterey Highlands Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in California.
0.55
This chart displays the diversity score of Monterey Highlands Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Monterey Highlands Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Monterey Highlands Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Monterey Highlands Elementary School's ranking?
Monterey Highlands Elementary School is ranked #708 out of 9,602 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in California.
What schools are Monterey Highlands Elementary School often compared to?
Monterey Highlands Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Brightwood Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
68% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CA state average), while 76% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CA state average).
How many students attend Monterey Highlands Elementary School?
946 students attend Monterey Highlands Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
57% of Monterey Highlands Elementary School students are Asian, 36% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Monterey Highlands Elementary School?
Monterey Highlands Elementary School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Monterey Highlands Elementary School offer ?
Monterey Highlands Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Monterey Highlands Elementary School part of?
Monterey Highlands Elementary School is part of Alhambra Unified School District.

School Calendar

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First Day of School (School Events)
August 13, 2024 (Tuesday)
Thanksgiving Break (School Events)
November 25, 2024 (Monday)
Spring Break- No School (School Events)
March 31, 2025 (Monday)
Minimum Day/Last Day of School (School Events)
May 30, 2025 (Friday)
First Day of School (School Events)
August 12, 2025 (Tuesday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 946 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 68% (Top 10%)
  • : 76% (Top 10%)
  • : 57% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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