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Monterey High School
  • Public
  • MONTEREY, CA

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade B+
  4. College Prep
    grade A minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B
  7. Administration
    grade C+
  8. Sports
    grade B+
  9. Food
    grade C minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade D+

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Monterey High School is a highly rated, public school located in MONTEREY, CA. It has 1,337 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 23 to 1. According to state test scores, 32% of students are at least proficient in math and 59% in reading.

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Monterey High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
59%
Percent Proficient - Math
32%
Average Graduation Rate
97%
Average SAT
1140
286 responses
Average ACT
26
62 responses
AP Enrollment
57%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade D+
Median Household Income
$80,694
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,793
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$782,500
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
61%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 23 responses
Poll
57%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 23 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 70 responses
  • Spirit weeks
    23%
  • Food fairs
    20%
  • Senior night for sports
    14%
  • Dances
    13%
  • Football games
    13%
  • Gender bender day, boys and girls switch clothes
    11%
  • Homecoming
    3%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,337
Free or Reduced Lunch
47%
74%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 27 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 27 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 27 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
23:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$75,460
Teachers in First/Second Year
33.4%
50%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 34 responses
59%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 34 responses
41%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 34 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$12,850 / year
National
$12,239
65%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 40 responses
8%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 40 responses
30%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 40 responses

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