Monterey Highlands Elementary



Monterey Highlands Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Monterey Highlands Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 113
1 95
2 95
3 109
4 107
5 123
6 101
7 108
8 111
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Monterey Highlands Elementary is a public elementary school located in Monterey Park, CA in the Alhambra Unified School District. It enrolls 962 students in grades 1st through 12th. Monterey Highlands Elementary is the 252nd largest public school in California and the 1,666th largest nationally. It has 26.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 962
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 36.85
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,666th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 252nd out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,743rd out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 372nd out of 6,257

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Monterey Highlands Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 484
(50%)
4,843
(49%)
 Male 478
(50%)
4,981
(51%)

Monterey Highlands Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 530
(55%)
4,846
(49%)
 Hispanic 359
(37%)
4,417
(45%)
 Two or More 40
(4%)
266
(3%)
 White 23
(2%)
200
(2%)
 Black 5
(1%)
69
(1%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
16
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
10
(0%)

Monterey Highlands Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 459
(48%)
3,355
(34%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 360
(37%)
5,043
(51%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 143
(15%)
1,426
(15%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Monterey Highlands Elementary is ranked 1,330th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Monterey Highlands Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (52.3%) is slightly lower than the state average of 60.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 Highlands Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 856
2006 841
2007 837
2008 864
2009 861
2010 883
2011 908
2012 969
2013 994
2014 978
2015 962

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 24.5
2006 22.2
2007 20.5
2008 22.2
2009 21.7
2010 N/A
2011 24.6
2012 27
2013 26.4
2014 25.5
2015 26.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.60163551401869
2006 0.58382877526754
2007 0.61648745519713
2008 0.59490740740741
2009 0.58885017421603
2010 0.58437146092865
2011
2012 0.58307533539732
2013 0.50503018108652
2014 0.51431492842536
2015 0.52286902286902

Compare Monterey Highlands Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,610.0% 26.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 52.3%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 

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Public KG - 08 962 26.1:1  
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