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About This School

Mountain Vista Elementary School is a public elementary school in La Quinta. The principal of Mountain Vista Elementary School is Valerie Perez and can be contacted at vperez@cvusd.us. 943 students go to Mountain Vista Elementary School and identify as Hispanic; Unspecified; and White, non-Hispanic. 43% of the Mountain Vista Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 69% of the 943 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Mountain Vista Elementary School is 18:1. Dr. Reynaldo J. Carreon Junior Academy is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Dance
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
    • Photography
    • Theater drama
  • Languages Taught

    • Arabic
    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Football
    • Martial arts self defense
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Track
    • Ultimate Frisbee
    • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 93% 97%
Unspecified 5% 1%
White, non-Hispanic 3% 1%
Multiracial 2% %
Black, non-Hispanic 0.9% 0.4%
Filipino 0.9% 0.3%
Asian 0.4% 0.09%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.1% 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.02%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 18406%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 69% 86%
Limited English proficiency 43% 59%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    mountain vista is a great learning progress for kids k-6 in every way.

  • (5 years ago)

    I love this school! The staff is great! Mrs. Perez and Ms. Figueroa are involved in numerous activities to support the students. The music program is a great opportunity for my child.

  • (5 years ago)

    We love Mountain Vista school. We just started here and so far is great. Great teachers. Thank you for that you do and hard work. Alma Larsen

  • (6 years ago)

    The staff and administration is dedicated to all children. They go above and beyond to be involved in all activities. Mrs. Perez and Ms. Figueroa are the best!

  • (6 years ago)

    I am amazed on what this school has to offer to it's students. I've been involved with this school for 4 years and hav'nt seen another school match the sports and music programs.

  • (6 years ago)

    Mrs. Perez is the best principal! She has worked with me and my emotionaly disturbed son on a personal level. Thank you Mrs. Reinhagen for picking a good principal.

  • (7 years ago)

    This school has great teachers and wonderful programs for afterschool and summer. We really love it. The only reason the test scores are low is because alot of the students are migrant.

  • (8 years ago)

    The principal at that school Mrs Reinhagen is wonderful and very involve. She promotes the arts and music at her school. In kindergarten children can opt to learn the violin. The staff is knowledgeable and friendly.

  • (8 years ago)

    This school by far has the most caring and involved staff and administration of any elementary school I have had the pleasure of working with. It is in my opinion certainly the best k-6 school in the area.

  • (9 years ago)

    I think that this is an excellent school. Two of my children attend this school 1st and 6th. Staff is very caring and an awesome principal. If I had a choice of any school for my children it most difinately would be Mt. Vista. Thanks and keep up the great work. - Monica Imperial

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