1624 Via Del Rey
South Pasadena, CA 91030
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Monterey Hills Elementary School serves 633 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Monterey Hills Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
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 79% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is equal to the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 633 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 78% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Monterey Hills Elementary School's student population of 633 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
633 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Monterey Hills Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Hills Elementary School is 0.74, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#478 out of 9659 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Monterey Hills 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Monterey Hills 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
34%
12%
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Hispanic
30%
56%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
16%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
18%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.74
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Monterey Hills Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Monterey Hills Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Monterey Hills Elementary School's ranking?

Monterey Hills Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Highest overall rank (Top 5%), Highest math proficiency (Top 5%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%).

What schools are Monterey Hills Elementary School often compared to?

Monterey Hills Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Arroyo Vista Elementary School, Marengo 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 79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Monterey Hills Elementary School?

633 students attend Monterey Hills Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

34% of Monterey Hills Elementary School students are Asian, 30% of students are Hispanic, 18% of students are Two or more races, 16% of students are White, and 2% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Monterey Hills Elementary School?

Monterey Hills Elementary School has a student ration of 22:1, which is equal to the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Monterey Hills Elementary School offer ?

Monterey Hills Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

What school district is Monterey Hills Elementary School part of?

Monterey Hills Elementary School is part of South Pasadena Unified School District.

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Spring Break (Events)
March 27, 2023 (Monday)
Spring Break (Events)
March 28, 2023 (Tuesday)
Spring Break (Events)
March 29, 2023 (Wednesday)
Spring Break (Events)
March 30, 2023 (Thursday)
Spring Break (Events)
March 31, 2023 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 633 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 78% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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