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Decile Ranking
and Academic GPA
611 Students
Class of 2014

1    4.00 - 3.97
2    3.96 - 3.87
3    3.86 - 3.77
4    3.76 - 3.67
5    3.66 - 3.56
6    3.55 - 3.42
7    3.41 - 3.29
8    3.28 - 3.09
9    3.08 - 2.83
10    2.82 - below

SAT Scores
Class of 2013
91% of Seniors at
MV took the SAT

  Reading Writing Math
MVHS
627
646
686
CA
498
495
512
US
496
488
514

Advanced Placement Testing
May 2013
2842 tests were
taken by 1076 students
94% scored 3 or higher
45% scored a 5

Test Taken
#
% Pass
Biology
332
92
Calculus AB
167
92
Calculus BC
164
98
Chemistry
176
97
Chinese Lang/Cult
138
99
Comp Sci A
97
100
Econ Macro
266
74
Econ Micro
39
77
Eng Lang/Comp
202
97
Eng Lit/Comp
125
97
Env. Science
86
83
French Lang
37
100
Gov & Politics: US
199
87
Japanese Lang
36
78
Music Theory
37
89
Physics B
91
97
Physics C-Elec/Mag
37
97
Physics C-Mechanics
38
100
Spanish Lang
81
94
Statistics
258
81
US History
181
92
World History
5
80

National Merit Scholars
Class of 2014

Semifinalists 63
Commended 152
School Profile

The School Profiles from the past 3 years are available in pdf form:

MV Profile 2011-2012       MV Profile 2012-2013       MV Profile 2013-2014

Principal, April Scott
21840 McClellan Road, Cupertino, CA 95014
Phone: 408-366-7600 Fax: 408-252-1519
www.mvhs.fuhsd.org
CEEB Code: 053466
Total Enrollment 2013-14 2343
Class of 2014 611
Asian 80.7%
White 16.9%
Other (African American,
Latino,Native American)
2.4%
Percent Limited English 3%

Monta Vista High School opened in 1969 and continues to be one of the top comprehensive high schools in California and the United States. Students have a full range of academic, extra-curricular and co-curricular opportunities. Approximately 97% of our student body will attend college after graduation. Monta Vista has been both a California Distinguished School and a National Blue Ribbon award winner, and has been recognized by Newsweek and US News and World Report for its outstanding student success. In 2011, US News and World Report ranked Monta Vista as the #2 school in math and science among open enrollment schools. A teaching staff of about 110 and a support staff of 40 provide an environment that is both academically challenging and culturally enriching.

California API 2013

Score 956/1000
Ranking 10/10


Graduation Requirements
220 total credits

Subjects

Credits

English 40
Social Science 30
Science 20
Mathematics 20
Physical Education 20
Applied Academics* 10
Fine Art* 10
Modern Language* 10
Elective Units 70
* 10 credits in 2 of these 3 areas.
Applied Academics
Includes Business, Engineering Tech, Industrial Tech, Multi Media, and Work Experience.
Fine Arts
Includes all courses in Art, Music and Drama.
Monta Vista High School offers open access to Honors and AP courses.

College Bound, Class of 2013, 97% of graduates
2-year College: 19% of college-bound
4-year College/University: 81% of college-bound

37.5% University of California
12.2% Calif. Private Colleges/Universities
12.1% California State Universities
36.8% Out of State Colleges/Universities
1.4% Out of Country

California Private
Colleges / Universities Attended by Class of '13


(This is in addition to UC's, Cal State schools, and Community Colleges)

Art Institute of Silicon Valley
Azusa Pacific
Biola University
California Culinary Academy
Cal Tech
Chapman College
Claremont Mckenna
Loyola Marymount
Pomona
Santa Clara University
Scripps
St. Mary’s
Stanford University
University of San Francisco
University of Southern California
University of the Pacific
University of Redlands

Out-of-State Colleges and Universities Attended by Class of '13


Barnard College
Brandeis University
Brown University
Bryn Mawr University
Carnegie Mellon University
Colorado School of Mines
Columbia University
Cornell University
Curtis Institute of Music
Drexel University
Harvard University
Johns Hopkins University
Middlebury College
Northeastern University
Princeton University
Purdue
Rhode Island School of Design
Stanford University
University of Illinois Urbana
University of Pennsylvania
University of Washington
Villanova University
Wellesley College
Yale University

Student Government and Clubs

An active Associated Student Body, 85+ school clubs, and special interest organizations provide a myriad of opportunities for Monta Vista students to become active in their school community. Although volunteer hours are not a requirement of graduation, the vast majority of our students contribute many hours to our community, outside organizations and various social causes.

A partial list of organizations includes: ASB government, Community Leadership, class government, Music (marching band, jazz band, orchestra, chamber orchestra, choir, elite mixed ensemble), Speech and Debate, Journalism, Yearbook, Key Club, Interact and Octagon (service clubs), Future Business Leaders of America, DECA, California Scholarship Federation, National Honor Society, Spanish and French Honor Societies, Dance team, Cheerleading and Color Guard, Drama, Mock Trial, Robotics and Amnesty International.

Monta Vista students also participate in a full range of competitive athletics.