Mountain View High School

  • Mountain View High School serves 1,912 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 67% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 84% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Mountain View High School's student population of 1,912 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 97 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,912 students
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Total Classroom Teachers97 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mountain View High School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mountain View High School is 0.69, which is more 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#1009 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:123:1
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Asian
25%
11%
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Hispanic
23%
54%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
44%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mountain View High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.690.64
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Graduation Rate
95%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mountain View High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMountain View-Los Altos Union High School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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