South El Monte High School

  • South El Monte High School serves 1,300 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • South El Monte High School's student population of 1,300 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 62 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,300 students
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Total Classroom Teachers62 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South El Monte High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,584 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South El Monte High School is 0.08, 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 (CA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#3500 out of 9584 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:123:1
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Asian
4%
12%
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Hispanic
96%
54%
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White
n/a
23%
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Diversity Score0.080.64
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Graduation Rate
93%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEl Monte Union High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • South El Monte New Temple
    Grades: K-4 | 547 students
    0.5 miles
    11033 E. Central Ave.
    South El Monte, CA 91733
    (626)580-0692
    0.5 K-4 547
  • South El Monte Dean L. Shively
    Grades: 5-8 | 501 students
    0.6 miles
    1431 N. Central Ave.
    South El Monte, CA 91733
    (626)580-0610
    0.6 5-8 501
  • El Monte Monte Vista Elementary School
    Grades: K-8 | 689 students
    0.9 miles
    11111 Thienes Ave.
    El Monte, CA 91732
    (626)652-4650
    0.9 K-8 689
  • El Monte Charles T. Kranz Intermediate
    Grades: 7-8 | 700 students
    1.4 miles
    12460 Fineview St.
    El Monte, CA 91732
    (626)652-4200
    1.4 7-8 700
  • Whittier Mill Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 450 students
    1.4 miles
    4030 S. Workman Mill Rd.
    Whittier, CA 90601
    (562)789-3190
    1.4 K-5 450

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