Monterey Hills Elementary

Overview

Student Enrollment
643
Best Elementary School in California
#252
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades Kindergarten to 5th grade
School District South Pasadena Unified
Type Public
 Phone (626)441-5860
 Location 1624 Via del Rey
South Pasadena, CA 91030
Charter School No

Monterey Hills Elementary has an academic rating significantly above the average for California elementary schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 252nd in the best public elementary schools in California.

Data Citation: Unless otherwise noted, all information on this page is retrieved or calculated from data reported to the the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data and Civil Rights Data Collection for the 2014/2015 school year.

Racial Demographics

The Monterey Hills Elementary student body is predominantly Asian Pacific with a sizeable Hispanic population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White24.3%156
Black0.9%6
Hispanic26%167
Asian Pacific34.4%221
Native American Indian0.5%3
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races14%90

Family Income

vs. other California elementary schools
Upper 7.1%

7.6% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the California elementary school median of 57.8%. By this measure, Monterey Hills Elementary students are largely wealthy and rank 405th in California for elementary school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Kindergarten132
1st Grade109
2nd Grade104
3rd Grade99
4th Grade101
5th Grade98
Total643

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
77%
Rank in California
252nd
Rating
10 out of 10

Students at Monterey Hills Elementary scored an average 77% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is significantly above the state elementary school median of 34% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 5.3% of California elementary schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls80% to 84%*80% to 84%*
Boys75% to 79%*65% to 69%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander90% to 94%*80% to 84%*
Blacksuppressed*suppressed*
Hispanic60% to 64%*65% to 69%*
Multiracial70% to 79%*70% to 79%*
White80% to 84%*75% to 79%*
With Disabilites21% to 39%*21% to 39%*
Limited English60% to 79%*40% to 59%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%9%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate11%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.3%2
Boys0.6%2
Girls0%0
California Median0%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.3%2
Boys0.6%2
Girls0%0

Location

Monterey Hills Elementary
1624 Via del Rey
South Pasadena, CA
91030
(626)441-5860

10 out of 10 1

District

South Pasadena Unified
South Pasadena, CA