El Monte school information

IndexEl MonteCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores32%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio22:120:116:1
Total public schools338,30879,221
Total private schools113,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools51,0857,963
The El Monte, CA educational system consists of 33 public schools, 11 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools. El Monte public schools have average test scores of 32% which is 17% lower than than the California average and 36% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of El Monte public schools is 22:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 58.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 56.2% have completed high school, 11.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in El Monte are 36% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 33 public schools in El Monte.
  • 58.6% of people in El Monte have completed 8th grade.
  • 56.2% of people in El Monte have completed high school.
  • 11.4% of people in El Monte have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in El Monte

IndexEl MonteCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade58.6%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school56.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college30.4%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree16.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.4%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters2.2%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.6%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.6%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in El Monte (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
San Marino, CA13,32485%74%
La Cañada Flintridge, CA20,47783%68%
Arcadia, CA57,75576%54%
South Pasadena, CA25,93676%54%
Yorba Linda, CA67,36267%37%
El Monte, CA115,66532%36%

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Provo, UT115,71848%3%
Fargo, ND115,95051%3%
Peoria, IL115,99024%52%
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Springfield, IL116,74526%47%
El Monte, CA115,66532%36%
Source: The El Monte, CA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.