PROFICIENCY 39% 1% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
41%El Monte Union High
32%El Monte

El Monte High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "El Monte Union High" in El Monte, CA. There are a total of 1,869 students and 80 teachers at El Monte High, for a student to teacher ratio of 24 to 1. There are a total of 1,639 free lunch students and 178 reduced lunch students.

El Monte High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 38.5%, which is 1% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio24:1
Free lunch1639
Reduced lunch178


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment403
Taking some courses373
Taking some courses (not tests)35
Passing some courses226
Passing no courses136

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At El Monte High, there are a total of 403 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 373 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School28%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School49%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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El Monte High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 0.4% 1.4% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.1% 0.3% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 14.3% 19.8% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 84.5% 77.8% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.4% 0.3% 3.1% 3.1%

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Miramonte Elementary19%0.6South El Monte, CA
Willard F. Payne Elementary21%0.7El Monte, CA
Cogswell Elementary26%0.7El Monte, CA
Parkview Elementary22%0.8El Monte, CA
Baker Elementary27%1.0El Monte, CA
Legore Elementary39%1.2El Monte, CA
Maxson Elementary28%1.2El Monte, CA
Cortada Elementary23%1.3El Monte, CA
Monte Vista Elementary38%1.3South El Monte, CA

El Monte demographics profile

StatisticEl MonteCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)12,09623291
Median age35.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%52%55%
Speak English16%56%79%
Speak Spanish56%29%13%

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%
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Source: The El Monte High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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