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Monte Vista Elementary School is a public elementary school in El Monte. The principal of Monte Vista Elementary School is Donelle Soto-Magat. 640 students attend Monte Vista Elementary School and identify mostly as Hispanic, Asian, and Unspecified. 49% of the Monte Vista Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 91% of the 640 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Monte Vista Elementary School is 20:1. Epiphany Catholic School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 97% 92%
Asian 3% 6%
Unspecified 1% 0.4%
White, non-Hispanic 0.3% 0.5%
Multiracial 0.2% %
Black, non-Hispanic 0% 0.2%
Filipino 0% 0.5%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.06%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.03%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 7821%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 91% 95%
Limited English proficiency 49% 54%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    i agree with the tutoring. it may be offered later in the yr...our son has also needed tutoring in the past and if i remember correctly its usually after the new yr. another reason why maybe because of the school budget cuts. i too am waiting on tutoring....

  • (4 years ago)

    my daugter has attended Monte Vista School since pre-school is now in the fifth grade. My daughtr is a bright wounderful child and gets good grades. as well as getting along with her classmates and other children .but there is only one problem that i do have with this school and that is that they do not provid the students with tutoring in any subject. What's up with that ?.....

  • (5 years ago)

    Monte Vista School offers the attention your child needs. Their invested teachers make the difference. The Administration handles everything in a truly caring manner where the parent is heard and valued. There are opportunities to involve your child in after school programs in chess sports or science and an excellent structured state funded course called ACES that helps children with homework and or reading difficulties if that is your need. Their academic standards are high with good preparation for junior high demands. They sincerely offer grounding necessary for life and the social values aspired for all children to acquire. The only downfall to the school since my child has been there is that they have changed principals three times and I haven't connected with the latest nor does she seem to have the time. Submitted by a parent.

  • (6 years ago)

    this school was very disappointing after the principle Mr. castillo and the vice principle Mr. lopez left. it just seemed to go downhill. the dcrime went up and the lack of discipline to children that misbehaved is terrible.

  • (7 years ago)

    Monte Vista is a Great school. My son has attended since pre-school. He's in the 5th grade now. Our whole family has attended and Monte Vista has always had excellent teachers and staff. The parents are very involved and our students success in their goal. They're doing a great job. My son is an Honor Roll student and is proud to say he attends Monte Vista and so am I.

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