PROFICIENCY 64% 67% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
53%Alhambra Unified
51%Monterey Park

Monterey Highlands Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 8 and is located in the district of "Alhambra Unified" in Monterey Park, CA. There are a total of 978 students and 38 teachers at Monterey Highlands Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 26 to 1. There are a total of 376 free lunch students and 127 reduced lunch students.

Monterey Highlands Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 63.5%, which is 67% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio26:1
Free lunch376
Reduced lunch127


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

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 Monterey Highlands Elementary, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

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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Monterey Highlands Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 1.6% 1.8% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.7% 0.6% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 53.9% 52.5% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 39.4% 42.4% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.0% 2.3% 3.1% 3.1%

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Monterey Park demographics profile

StatisticMonterey ParkCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)11,12123291
Median age41.036.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%52%55%
Speak English27%56%79%
Speak Spanish26%29%13%

Education level achieved in Monterey Park

IndexMonterey ParkCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade80.7%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school79.7%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college57.1%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree40.6%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors33.0%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters10.5%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Monterey Highlands Elementary 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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