South El Monte High School

  • South El Monte High School serves 1,388 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 29% (which is lower than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 66% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • South El Monte 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 20%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the California state level of 24:1.

Top Placements

South El Monte High School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

  • South El Monte High School's student population of 1,388 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,388 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South El Monte High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South El Monte High School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank
29%
32%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:124:1
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Asian
3%
11%
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Hispanic
97%
54%
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White
n/a
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in South El Monte High School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South El Monte High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.060.41
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Graduation Rate
92%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEl Monte Union High School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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