Mountain View High School

3535 Truman Ave.
Mountain View, CA 94040
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Mountain View High School serves 2,316 students in grades 9-12.
Mountain View High 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 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 83% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 89% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,316 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 50% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 89% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Mountain View High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Mountain View High School's student population of 2,316 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 122 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,316 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
122 teachers
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School Rankings

Mountain View High School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Mountain View High School is 0.73, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#57 out of 3649 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
26%
12%
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Hispanic
23%
56%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
38%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
11%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.73
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Graduation Rate
91%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
1%
6%
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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 Mountain View High School's ranking?
Mountain View High School is ranked #57 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in California.
What schools are Mountain View High School often compared to?
Mountain View High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Los Altos High School, Homestead High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
83% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 89% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Mountain View High School?
The graduation rate of Mountain View High School is 91%, which is higher than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Mountain View High School?
2,316 students attend Mountain View High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
38% of Mountain View High School students are White, 26% of students are Asian, 23% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mountain View High School?
Mountain View High School has a student ration of 19:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Mountain View High School offer ?
Mountain View High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Mountain View High School part of?
Mountain View High School is part of Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,316 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 89% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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