Monterey Heights Elementary



Monterey Heights Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Monterey Heights Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 52
1 56
2 63
3 80
4 74
5 58
6 78
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Monterey Heights Elementary is a public elementary school located in Lemon Grove, CA in the Lemon Grove School District. It enrolls 461 students in grades 1st through 12th. Monterey Heights Elementary is the 3,766th largest public school in California and the 25,362nd largest nationally. It has 28.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 461
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 28.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 16
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 25,362nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,766th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,403rd out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,546th out of 6,159

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Monterey Heights Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 242
(52%)
1,972
(51%)
 Female 219
(48%)
1,929
(49%)

Monterey Heights Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 266
(58%)
2,243
(57%)
 Black 70
(15%)
663
(17%)
 White 64
(14%)
470
(12%)
 Two or More 35
(8%)
256
(7%)
 Asian 20
(4%)
212
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
40
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
17
(0%)

Monterey Heights Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 263
(57%)
2,212
(57%)
 Not Eligible 128
(28%)
1,014
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 70
(15%)
675
(17%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Monterey Heights Elementary is ranked 2,533rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Monterey Heights Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.2%) is slightly higher than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Monterey Heights Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 427
2006 401
2007 368
2008 407
2009 412
2010 481
2011 495
2012 461

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.3
2006 19.1
2007 14.7
2008 21.4
2009 22.9
2010 N/A
2011 29.5
2012 28.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.71428571428571
2006 0.72319201995012
2007 0.8070652173913
2008 0.71498771498771
2009 0.69902912621359
2010 0.99376299376299
2011 0.072727272727273
2012 0.72234273318872

Compare Monterey Heights Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,880.0% 28.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 72.2%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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