Monte Vista High
Best High School in California#375
|Rating||6 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||Grossmont Union High|
|Location||3230 Sweetwater Springs Blvd.
Spring Valley, CA 91977
Monte Vista High has an academic rating somewhat above the average for California high schools based on its average test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 375th in the best public high schools in California.
The Monte Vista High student body is mainly Hispanic with a smaller White population and has high racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.6%||10|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.8%||13|
|Two or more races||6.9%||114|
vs. other California high schoolsLower 49.1%
49.5% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the California high school median of 48.5%. By this measure, Monte Vista High students are largely middle income and rank 649th in California for high school student family income.
Enrollment by Grade
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in California579th
Rating5 out of 10
Students at Monte Vista High scored an average 42% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is about equal to the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 47.1% of California high schools.
Test Proficiency By Gender
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||25% to 29%*||60% to 64%*|
|Boys||30% to 34%*||45% to 49%*|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||50% or more*||50% or more*|
|Black||20% to 29%*||40% to 49%*|
|Hispanic||25% to 29%*||50% to 54%*|
|Multiracial||less than 50%*||50% or more*|
|White||40% to 49%*||60% to 69%*|
|With Disabilites||11% to 19%*||11% to 19%*|
|Limited English||11% to 19%*||11% to 19%*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
College Admission Test Scoring
Average SAT Score1047
The average SAT score for Monte Vista High students in 2016 was 1047.
College Admission Test Participation
Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT65%
Rank in California63rd
Rating9 out of 10
555 out of 850 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (65%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the California median rate of 29% and in the top 7% for participation.
AP Course and Test Performance
AP Class Enrollment Rate29%
AP Pass Rank in California416th
AP Pass Rate Rating5 out of 10
Monte Vista High offers 16 AP courses. 29 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 77% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Monte Vista High had 162 taking AP exams with a 95 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 54% percentile and about equal to the California state median of 55 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||59%||55%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||29%||21%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||4%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||3%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||28%|
|AP Courses Offered||16|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||20%||14%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||21%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||19%|
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Monte Vista High
3230 Sweetwater Springs Blvd.
Spring Valley, CA
Grossmont Union High
La Mesa, CA