Monterey Highlands Elementary School

400 Casuda Canyon Dr.
Monterey Park, CA 91754
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Monterey Highlands Elementary School serves 986 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Monterey Highlands Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (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 73% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

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 986 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students986 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Rankings

Monterey Highlands Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Monterey Highlands Elementary School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#961 out of 9659 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio27:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
58%
12%
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Hispanic
35%
54%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
3%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.540.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlhambra Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Monterey Highlands Elementary School is East Los Angeles County Community (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Brightwood Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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