Montesano Junior Senior High School

303 North Church
Montesano, WA 98563
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Montesano Junior Senior High School serves 658 students in grades 7-12.
Montesano Junior Senior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Montesano Junior Senior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

School Overview

Montesano Junior Senior High School's student population of 658 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students658 students
This chart display total students of Montesano Junior Senior High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Montesano Junior Senior High School
Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Montesano Junior Senior High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Montesano Junior Senior High School by grade.

School Comparison

Montesano Junior Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,039 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Montesano Junior Senior High School is 0.38, 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 (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1110 out of 2039 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Montesano Junior Senior High School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Montesano Junior Senior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Montesano Junior Senior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:117:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Montesano Junior Senior High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Montesano Junior Senior High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
1%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Montesano Junior Senior High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
12%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Montesano Junior Senior High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Montesano Junior Senior High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
White
78%
54%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Montesano Junior Senior High School and the percentage of White public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
7%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Montesano Junior Senior High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Montesano Junior Senior High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score
0.380.64
This chart display the diversity score of Montesano Junior Senior High School and the public school average diversity score of Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥95%
88%
This chart display graduation rate of Montesano Junior Senior High School and public school graduation rate of Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Montesano Junior Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Montesano Junior Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMontesano School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Montesano Junior Senior High School is Elma High School (8.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Elma Middle School (9.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Simpson Avenue Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Montesano Simpson Avenue Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 3-6 | 416 students
    0.5 miles
    519 West Simpson Avenue
    Montesano, WA 98563
    (360) 249-4041
    0.5 3-6 416
  • Montesano Beacon Avenue Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 324 students
    0.8 miles
    1717 East Beacon Avenue
    Montesano, WA 98563
    (360) 249-4528
    0.8 K-2 324
  • Aberdeen Central Park Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 192 students
    4.8 miles
    601 School Road
    Aberdeen, WA 98520
    (360) 538-2171
    4.8 K-6 192
  • Satsop Satsop Elementary School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 68 students
    5.8 miles
    853 Monte Elma Rd
    Satsop, WA 98583
    (360) 482-5330
    5.8 K-6 68
  • Elma Elma Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 646 students
    7.8 miles
    1235 Monte-elma Rd
    Elma, WA 98541
    (360) 482-2632
    7.8 PK-5 646

School Reviews

Review Montesano Junior Senior High School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
The COVID-19 pandemic has turned the world on its head. The effects of the global pandemic will be felt for years to come, though maybe more so in certain populations. Here’s what you need to know about the current state of special education in the United States.
As more schools return to in-person learning, teachers and parents find themselves dealing with the trauma and stress created by the pandemic.
After more than a year of remote learning, schools are finally returning to in-person instruction but how has the pandemic changed the face of public education and what will it look like moving forward?