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  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    2,488
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    181 3.5

Monta Vista High School is a public school in Cupertino, California. It has 2,488 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 96% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 181 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

21840 Mcclellan Rd
Cupertino CA 95014
(408) 366-7600

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Reviews
3.5 from 181 reviews
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    • Parent
    • 4
    Overall Experience: It is definitely a good school as far as academics go!
    • Parent
    • 4
    Academics: Very rigorous academics; too much sometimes!
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Health & Safety: The staff members really care about the student's health.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Teachers: The teachers really care about the students, and even allow outside classroom time for students who are struggling in the class.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Administration & Policies: The school is very strict with zero tolerance and cheating.

Nearby Schools

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4.33 John F. Kennedy Middle School Public
4.33 Stevens Creek Elementary School Public
4.33 William Regnart Elementary School Public
4.33 Garden Gate Elementary School Public
4.33 William Faria Elementary School Public
Villa Montessori School Private, Montessori
4.33 Homestead High School Public
4.33 West Valley Elementary School Public
4.33 Cupertino Middle School Public
St. Joseph of Cupertino Elementary School Private, Religious
4.33 C.B. Eaton Elementary School Public
French-American School of Silicon Valley Private
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4.33 R.I. Meyerholz Elementary School Public
4.33 Sam H. Lawson Middle School Public
4.33 L.P. Collins Elementary School Public
South Peninsula Hebrew Day School Private, Religious
Resurrection School Private, Religious
Appleseed Montessori School - Warner Private, Montessori
4.33 Montclaire Elementary School Public
3.33 Chester W. Nimitz Elementary School Public
St. Simon Parish School Private, Religious
Presbyterian Early Learning Center Private
4.33 Blue Hills Elementary School Public
4.00 John Muir Elementary School Public
Stratford School - Sunnyvale De Anza Park Private
4.33 Louis E. Stocklmeir Elementary School Public
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3.66 Warren E. Hyde Middle School Public
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Alta Vista High School Public, Alternative
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4.33 Joaquin Miller Middle School Public
Waldorf School of the Peninsula Private
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4.33 Argonaut Elementary School Public
4.33 Nelson S. Dilworth Elementary School Public
4.33 Cherry Chase Elementary School Public
Miramonte School Private, Religious
2.66 Christa McAuliffe Elementary School Public
4.00 Lynbrook High School Public
4.33 Cumberland Elementary School Public
4.33 Georgina P. Blach Junior High School Public
4.33 Foothill Elementary School Public
4.33 Saratoga High School Public
4.33 Loyola Elementary School Public
4.33 Murdock-Portal Elementary School Public
4.00 Prospect High School Public
Sunnyvale Christian School Private, Religious
3.66 Marian A. Peterson Middle School Public
3.66 St. Francis High School Private, Religious
St. Martin Elementary School Private, Religious
St. Andrew's Episcopal School Private, Religious
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4.00 Frank L. Huff Elementary School Public
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3.33 Ellis Elementary School Public
4.33 Saratoga Elementary School Public
4.33 Redwood Middle School Public
St. Cyprian School Private, Religious
3.33 Manuel de Vargas Elementary School Public
4.33 Springer Elementary School Public
1.00 Vargas Elementary School Public
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Pinewood Private School Lower Camp Private
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KinderCare Learning Center Private
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4.00 Dwight D. Eisenhower Elementary School Public
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St. Stephen Lutheran School Private, Religious
Pinewood School Private
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Champion School Private
Trust Montessori School Private
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Monticello Academy Private
3.33 Isaac Newton Graham Middle School Public
Starbright School Private
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Heritage Academy Private, Religious
Neighborhood Christian Center Private, Religious
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4.33 Covington Elementary School Public
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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
4.33 Homestead High School 2 mi. 2,276
4.33 Mountain View High School 3 mi. 1,805
4.00 Fremont High School 3 mi. 1,984
4.33 Cupertino High School 3 mi. 1,813
4.00 Lynbrook High School 3 mi. 1,768
4.33 Saratoga High School 4 mi. 1,384
4.00 Prospect High School 3 mi. 1,320
4.00 Santa Clara High School 5 mi. 1,890
4.00 Westmont High School 5 mi. 1,652
4.33 Los Altos High School 6 mi. 1,659

Around Monta Vista High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Male 51%
Female 48%

Overall Student Diversity

Monta Vista High School United States Homestead High School Mountain View High School Fremont High School Cupertino High School Lynbrook High School Saratoga High School Prospect High School Santa Clara High School Westmont High School Los Altos High School
Asian 79.4% 4.7% 41.2% 24.2% 28.1% 60.8% 81.4% 54.1% 18.8% 29.5% 16.5% 21.6%
White 19.6% 51.6% 41.2% 56.8% 24.0% 27.8% 15.5% 35.7% 33.3% 29.5% 47.4% 48.5%
Hispanic 1.0% 24.5% 15.5% 16.8% 45.8% 9.3% 3.1% 4.1% 34.4% 33.7% 24.7% 26.8%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 1.0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
African American 0% 15.2% 2.1% 2.1% 2.1% 1.0% 0% 0% 3.1% 5.3% 3.1% 2.1%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1.0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 2.6% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 6.1% 9.4% 2.1% 8.2% 1.0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 24.5%
Grade 10 25.8%
Grade 11 26.6%
Grade 12 23.2%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Polls

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 29% Yes
  • 35% Not sure.
  • 35% No

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 8 responses

  • 29% Workload
  • 25% Stress
  • 17% Competition
  • 12% Bad teachers
  • 8% Too many people at this school
  • 8% Lack of diversity

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 6 responses

  • 50% It is very competitive but has school spirit
  • 33% More academics-oriented people than normal
  • 17% Its full of students who care more for schoolwork

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 7 responses

  • 57% Very stressful and competitive
  • 29% Academically intensive
  • 14% Book-smart

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 7 responses

  • 71% Time management and knowing your interests
  • 14% Dare to be different
  • 14% Do well in classes, but search for your interests