Mountain View High School (El Monte, California)

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Mountain View High School
2900 Parkway Dr.
El Monte, California 91732
School type Public
Motto Every student, every minute, every day.
Established 1971
School district El Monte Union High School District
Principal Larry Cecil
Grades 9 – 12
Enrollment 1782
Schedule type Blocked
Campus size 45 acres
Campus type Suburban
School color(s) Purple, Gold, and White             
Fight song Go U Northwestern
Athletics conference CIF Southern Section
Mission Valley League
Nickname Vikings
Rivals El Monte High School
South El Monte High School
Newspaper Viking Scroll
Communities served Eastern El Monte
Feeder schools Kranz Intermediate School
Madrid Middle School

Mountain View High School is a 4-year public high school in the El Monte Union High School District, in the city of El Monte, California, United States. It was established in 1971 along the city's eastern boundary.

The attendance boundaries of the school roughly consist of Lambert Ave. to the North, Peck Rd. and Mountain View Rd. to the West, Rush St. to the South, and the San Gabriel River to the East.

The school's extensive campus is located on a slope adjacent to the San Gabriel River and features large grassy lawns, brick facades on all of its buildings, and a clear line of sight towards the San Gabriel Mountains, which the school derives its name from.



League championship[edit]

Boys Cross Country: 1984

CIF championships[edit]

  • Boys soccer: 2005, 2009, 2010
  • Girls cross country: 1984

Cafeteria Fire[edit]

A fire, reported at about 2:30 am, burned down the cafeteria building on January 21, 2013 which also housed the student store, commission room for the associated student body, activities office, and maintenance garage.[1]