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60%
  • La Mesa Elementary
  • 1 La Mesa Way, Monterey
  • Monterey Peninsula Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 421
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
60%
  • Bay View Academy
  • Po Box 811, Monterey
  • Monterey County Office of Education
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 340
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
40%
  • Monterey High
  • 101 Herrmann Dr., Monterey
  • Monterey Peninsula Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,246
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
37%
  • Monte Vista
  • Po Box 1031, Monterey
  • Monterey Peninsula Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 349
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
28%
  • Walter Colton
  • 100 Toda Vista Dr., Monterey
  • Monterey Peninsula Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 724
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
27%
  • Foothill Elementary
  • 1700 Via Casoli, Monterey
  • Monterey Peninsula Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 388
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
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Monterey school information

IndexMontereyCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores42%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools98,30879,221
Total private schools23,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools41,0857,963
The Monterey, CA educational system consists of 9 public schools, 2 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools. Monterey public schools have average test scores of 42% which is 10% higher than than the California average and 15% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Monterey public schools is 21:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.5% have completed high school, 49.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 6.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Monterey

IndexMontereyCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade92.9%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school92.5%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college81.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree60.1%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors49.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters23.5%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.6%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.7%1.6%1.3%

Monterey, CA School Districts

Monterey Peninsula Unified School District

There are a total of 9 public schools, 2 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools in Monterey. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Monterey, CA schools is 42%. The average student to teacher ratio is 21:1. In Monterey, CA, an average of 92.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 92.5% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Monterey schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Monterey, CA schools.

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Carmel Valley Village, CA4,28275%51%
Pacific Grove, CA15,54661%25%
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Seaside, CA34,12032%36%
Prunedale, CA19,62832%36%
Monterey, CA28,47242%15%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Austintown, OH28,46874%50%
Mililani Town, HI28,46063%28%
Northampton, MA28,53465%32%
Newburgh, NY28,40639%20%
Millville, NJ28,39921%58%
Monterey, CA28,47242%15%
Source: The Monterey, 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.