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Decile Ranking
and Cumulative GPA
604 Students
Class of 2015

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 2014
91% of Seniors at
MV took the SAT

  Reading Writing Math
MVHS
640
664
697
CA
498
496
510
US
497
487
513

Advanced Placement Testing
May 2014
2701 tests were
taken by 1049 students
90% scored 3 or higher
44% scored a 5

Test Taken
#
% Pass
Biology
322
93
Calculus AB
192
88
Calculus BC
153
99
Chemistry
151
95
Chinese Lang/Cult
113
99
Comp Sci A
105
98
Econ Macro
254
76
Econ Micro
37
89
Eng Lang/Comp
184
95
Eng Lit/Comp
108
95
Env. Science
73
74
French Lang
39
100
Gov & Politics: US
193
91
Japanese Lang
13
69
Music Theory
38
87
Physics B
115
90
Physics C-Elec/Mag
37
100
Physics C-Mechanics
38
100
Spanish Lang
60
98
Statistics
229
83
US History
210
93
World History
3
100

National Merit Scholars
Class of 2015

Semifinalists 68
Commended 123
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

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 2014-15 2373
Class of 2015 604
Asian 79.8%
White 16.4%
Other (African American,
Latino,Native American)
3.8%
Percent Limited English 3.1%

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, 99% of graduates
2-year College: 16% of college-bound
4-year College/University: 83% of college-bound

37% University of California
10% Calif. Private Colleges/Universities
14% California State Universities
38% Out of State Colleges/Universities
1% Out of Country

California Private
Colleges / Universities Attended by Class of '14


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

Academy of Art San Francisco
Art Center Pasadena
Azusa Pacific
Biola University
California Culinary Academy
Cal Baptist
Cal Tech
Chapman College
Harvey Mudd
Laguna College of Art and Design
Loyola Marymount
Menlo College
Occidental College
Santa Clara University
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 '14


Baylor University
Bentley University
Boston University
BYU
Carnegie Mellon University
Case Western
College of Holy Cross
Columbia University
Culinary Institute Hyde Park NY
Drexel University
Fashion Inst of Technology NY
Harvard College
Johns Hopkins University
Lewis and Clark
MIT
Middlebury College
Mount Holyoke
NYU
Princeton University
Tel Aviv University
University of Illinois Urbana
University of Kentucky
University of Toronto
US Air Force Academy
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.