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Monterey County Office of Education

Leadership, Support and Service to Prepare All Students for Success

Dr. Deneen Guss, County Superintendent of Schools

Districts/Schools

Different Colors of Hands Representing Diversity

The strength of our county's educational system is derived from the wide diversity that can be found in our 24 school districts and their schools, all working to serve approximately 77,000 students. We provide the richest learning environment in Monterey County.

Student Enrollment by District

Source: California Department of Education, DataQuest, Student Enrollment 2016-17
DistrictStudent Population
Alisal Union School District9,235
Big Sur Unified School District109
Bradley Union School District214
Carmel Unified School District2,509
Chualar Union School District338
Gonzales Unified School District2,424
Graves School District46
Greenfield Union School District3,522
King City Union School District2,681
Lagunita School District99
Mission Union School District126
Monterey County Office of Education1,897
Monterey Peninsula Unified School District10,732
North Monterey County Unified School District4,613
Pacific Grove Unified School District2,078
Salinas City Elementary School District9,023
Salinas Union High School District15,040
San Antonio Union School District157
San Ardo Union School District97
San Lucas Union School District68
Santa Rita Union School District3,519
Soledad Unified School District4,856
South Monterey Co. Joint Union High School District2,273
Spreckels Union School District973
Washington Union School District888
Monterey County Total77,517California Total6,228,235

Student Enrollment by Ethnicity

Source: California Department of Education, DataQuest, Student Enrollment 2016-17
EthnicityCountyState
African American1.2%5.6%
American Indian or Alaska Native Asian0.2%0.5%
Filipino1.6%2.5%
Hispanic or Latino78.4%54.2%
White13.3%23.6%
Two or more races2.2%3.3%
None reported1.0%0.7%

Student Enrollment by Subgroup

Source: California Department of Education, DataQuest, Student Enrollment 2016-17
SubgroupCountyState
English Learners39.5%21.4%
English Only35.1%57.1%
Foster0.2%0.6%
Homeless8.1%3.4%
Migrant Students5.2%0.8%
Socioeconomically Disadvantaged73.3%59.9%
Students with Disabilities9.8%10.9%

General Information 2017-18

Public Schools 135

Elementary
79
Middle
18
High
17
Alternative
3
Community
5
Continuation
8
K-12
4
Special Ed.
1

Charter Schools
13

Private Schools
21

Full-Time Public School Teachers in Monterey County: 3,663

Contacts

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MCOE Contact Information
PO Box 80851, Salinas, CA 93912
Phone: 831.373.2955

MCOE Receptionist

MCOE Contact Information
901 Blanco Cir, Salinas, CA 93901
Phone: 831.755.0379

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