Montgomery Senior High

Overview

Student Enrollment
1,723
Best High School in California
#727
 Rating 4 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Sweetwater Union High
Type Public
 Phone (619)628-3800
 Location 3250 Palm Ave.
San Diego, CA 92154
Charter School No

Montgomery Senior High has an academic rating slightly below the average for California high schools based on its average test performance and low AP course participation. It is ranked 727th in the best public high schools in California.

Racial Demographics

The Montgomery Senior High student body is mostly Hispanic with a small Asian Pacific population and has very low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White1.3%22
Black1.9%32
Hispanic86%1,481
Asian Pacific7.5%129
Native American Indian0.2%4
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.3%6
Two or more races2.8%49

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Lower 48.5%

50% 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, Montgomery Senior High students are largely middle income and rank 656th in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman419
Sophomore428
Junior396
Senior480
Total1,723

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
38%
Rank in California
714th
Rating
4 out of 10

Students at Montgomery Senior High scored an average 38% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is slightly below the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the bottom 42.6% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls15% to 19%*55% to 59%*
Boys20% to 24%*50% to 54%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander30% to 39%*70% to 79%*
Blackless than 50%*50% or more*
Hispanic19%52%
Multiracialless than 50%*50% or more*
Whitesuppressed*suppressed*
With Disabilites10% or less*11% to 19%*
Limited English5% or less*6% to 9%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
981

The average SAT score for Montgomery Senior High students in 2016 was 981.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
26%
Rank in California
570th
Rating
4 out of 10

227 out of 876 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (26%). College admission testing participation is slightly below the California median rate of 29% and in the bottom 42% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
18%
AP Pass Rank in California
501st
AP Pass Rate Rating
4 out of 10

Montgomery Senior High offers 16 AP courses. 18 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 39% percentile and somewhat below the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Montgomery Senior High had 247 taking AP exams with a 130 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 44% percentile and slightly below the California state median of 55 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 53% 55%
Students enrolled in an AP class 18% 21%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 3%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 5%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 13%
AP Courses Offered 16

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate9%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate9%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.2%4
Boys0.4%4
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%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students3.5%60
Boys4.4%40
Girls2.2%20

Location

Montgomery Senior High
3250 Palm Ave.
San Diego, CA
92154
(619)628-3800

5 out of 10 1

District

Sweetwater Union High
Chula Vista, CA