Montgomery Senior High School

3250 Palm Ave.
San Diego, CA 92154
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Montgomery Senior High School serves 1,739 students in grades 9-12.
Montgomery Senior High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,739 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Top 50% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Montgomery Senior High School's student population of 1,739 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 75 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,739 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
75 teachers
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School Rankings

Montgomery Senior High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Montgomery Senior High School is 0.34, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1698 out of 3649 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
21:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
6%
12%
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Hispanic
81%
56%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
7%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.34
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Graduation Rate
90%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Montgomery Senior High School's ranking?
Montgomery Senior High School is ranked #1698 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in California.
What schools are Montgomery Senior High School often compared to?
Montgomery Senior High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Southwest Senior High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
28% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 53% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Montgomery Senior High School?
The graduation rate of Montgomery Senior High School is 90%, which is higher than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Montgomery Senior High School?
1,739 students attend Montgomery Senior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
81% of Montgomery Senior High School students are Hispanic, 7% of students are White, 6% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Montgomery Senior High School?
Montgomery Senior High School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Montgomery Senior High School offer ?
Montgomery Senior High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Montgomery Senior High School part of?
Montgomery Senior High School is part of Sweetwater Union High School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,739 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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