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Decile Range
and Cumulative GPA
577 Students
Class of 2016

1    4.00 - 3.97
2    3.96 - 3.86
3    3.85 - 3.76
4    3.75 - 3.68
5    3.67 - 3.53
6    3.52 - 3.38
7    3.37 - 3.21
8    3.20 - 3.00
9    2.99 - 2.67
10    2.66 - below

SAT Scores
Class of 2015
85% of Seniors at
MV took the SAT

  Reading Writing Math
MVHS
638
657
691
CA
495
491
506
US
495
484
511

Advanced Placement Testing
May 2015
2788 tests were
taken by 1056 students
90% scored 3 or higher
45% scored a 5

Test Taken
#
% Pass
Biology
213
93
Calculus AB
204
89
Calculus BC
139
98
Chemistry
208
95
Chinese Lang/Cult
109
100
Comp Sci A
162
99
Econ Macro
297
70
Econ Micro
43
65
Eng Lang/Comp
204
99
Eng Lit/Comp
204
99
Env. Science
56
79
French Lang
36
100
Gov & Politics: US
152
82
Japanese Lang
28
93
Music Theory
25
76
Physics 1
128
90
Physics 2
27
81
Physics C-Elec/Mag
42
98
Physics C-Mechanics
56
96
Spanish Lang
69
100
Statistics
262
83
US History
168
95
World History
4
75

National Merit Scholars
Class of 2016

Semifinalists 57
Commended 137
School Profile

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

MV Profile 2012-2013
MV Profile 2013-2014
MV Profile 2014-2015
MV Profile 2015-2016
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 2015-16 2343
Class of 2016 577
Asian 82%
White 16%
Other (African American,
Latino,Native American)
2%
Percent Limited English 2%

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. The most recent Newsweek ranked Monta Vista #40 nationally. A teaching staff of about 110 and a support staff of 40 provide an environment that is both academically challenging and culturally enriching.



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 2015, 99% of graduates
2-year College: 16% of college-bound
4-year College/University: 84% of college-bound

32% University of California
12% Calif. Private Colleges/Universities
14% California State Universities
41% Out of State Colleges/Universities
1% Out of Country

California Private
Colleges / Universities Attended by Class of '15


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

Art Center College of Design
Azusa Pacific
Biola University
Cal Baptist
Cal Tech
Chapman College
Claremont McKinna
Harvey Mudd
Loyola Marymount
Menlo College
Occidental College
Santa Clara University
Scripps
University of San Diego University of San Francisco
University of Southern California
University of the Pacific

Out-of-State Colleges and Universities Attended by Class of '15


Baylor University
Boston University
BYU
Carnegie Mellon University
Case Western
Columbia University
Culinary Institute Hyde Park NY
Drexel University
Duke
Fashion Inst of Technology NY
Georgetown
Harvard College
Johns Hopkins University
Lewis and Clark
MIT
NYU
Princeton University
Purdue
Ringling College of Art & Design
The George Washington Univ
University of Illinois U-C
University of Michigan
University of Puget Sound
UNC Chapel Hill
University of Washington
Washington University St. Louis 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.