Students enrolled 890
School leader Joseph Herzog
District Pleasant Valley
After school Yes

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888 North Lantana Street
Camarillo, CA 93010

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(805) 482-8891
(805) 987-8951
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Map of Monte Vista Middle School address.

4 stars
Based on 23 ratings

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August 24, 2014
This is a great school. I am a student here and it will be the best memories I will ever have. And it is better than Los colinas because we have a block schedule so it will be less stressful. And the teachers are so helpful when u don't understand something.

- submitted by a community member
July 20, 2014
We live in another District but had to move my kids due to problems at their school that the Principal could not fix. We found Monte Vista and my kids had a great year. They met some new nice friends and did very well academically. The Principal is great and so are all the staff. The school Counselor is amazing! We are looking forward to another great school year.

- submitted by a parent
June 25, 2014
My child just finished 8th grade at Monte Vista. He had a great time the three years he was there. We never had any problems with other students and it was easy for me to contact all of the teachers.

- submitted by a parent
August 29, 2013
Students at this school should be doing better. Are they getting the education they deserve? Similar schools seem to be doing a better job.

- submitted by a parent
August 21, 2013
hi i go to this school and i like it. some of the teachers are good some are great and some are uh not so great. i rated it 4 but its more like a 3 in a half.

- submitted by a community member
May 09, 2013
Monte Vista, while not perfect, is an extraordinary school. Almost all of the teachers want to help and guide you to a good future. The programs there are amazing, and some, like the ASB and the Art program, really let the students shine through and show their full potential. I would recommend it to anyone looking for possible options in education.

- submitted by a community member
November 21, 2010
Monte Vista is a great middle school, with a great staff. I remember my parents wanted to send me to a private school. Without some convincing from friends, I would have probably gone to one, but I'm really happy I didn't. Monte Vista has made me the person who I am today. Parents know that a child's teen years are the most important ones, teens begin to think about what they want to do with their lives, what kind of friends they want to have, and who they really are. They have engaging electives to suit ones interests. Their Principal and especially Vice Principal are extraordinary. The connection between administration and teachers is impeccable. All their teachers are great role models that have an impact on the students' lives. Monte Vista has an exceptional "Renaissance" program, that awards students with academic excellence. The ASB, organizes fantastic activities, dances, and fundraisers. This school also offers extra help for 8th grade students struggling in Algebra. The campus is very beautiful, and has a positive influence on students. This school's vision of students enjoying being together, while preparing themselves for the future is what makes this school great.

- submitted by a community member
August 24, 2010
i love this school it is so wonderful all the teachers are wonderful wonderful pricipal and assistant principal

- submitted by a teacher
August 16, 2010
I'm a student here, the teachers are so friendly, the lockers aren't super clean and sanitary, but a majority of them are. I love this school and am looking forward to the next school year!

- submitted by a community member
July 04, 2010
I am a student here and I love it. The teachers are great and they do the best they can to help you achieve your goals. The Electives are great and so is the PE program.

- submitted by a community member
no rating November 09, 2009
i feel that Monte Vista is a good school with some problems i went there for 6-7th grade and i liked it. some of the kids there arnt the nicest or the smartest but they try. i believe that Monte Vista gets judged a lot because of rumors.

- submitted by a student
November 07, 2009
Monte Vista is a dynamic school, responding to the needs of students in new and creative ways.

- submitted by a teacher
March 11, 2009
Monte Vista used to be a great school but it seems as though it is losing direction and momentum. Maybe one day this once wonderful school will regain what has been lost.

- submitted by a parent
March 10, 2009
Monte Vista is a great middle school.from experience i know this.Most of the kids there a welcoming and great influences, while like all other schools have kids who might be a bad influences.I went to Monte vista in 6th grade and i loved it. and would love to go back

- submitted by a student
no rating September 27, 2008
monte vista is a bad school the students that go there are not very acceptable if you dont now my son has friends that smoke and i dont want my child to be hanging around bad influences so i do not recomend monte vista and i believe that mrs.pfeffier is too hard on students that are trying so thank you

- submitted by a parent
September 09, 2008
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- submitted by a student
August 10, 2008
Monte Vista is a wonderful school with teacher that care about the success of their student and counselors that help tremendously during events and that help when a student is in need. I highly recommend sending your child here. The kids here are HIGHLY motivated and focused. Last year, we got about 20 new excerise bikes and alot of other equipment for physical education use. You can also use it after school.

- submitted by a parent
May 12, 2008
I Feel Monte Vista is not a great school. Most of the teachers do not want to go out of their way to help students who really need it. Unless your child is a 4.0 student , they want nothing to do with you. They need to get some new teachers in there that have a new way of teaching that gets kids motivated and stay focused.

- submitted by a parent
February 10, 2008
I love all the opportunities that MV brings up. I have many new friends and I love the sports and clubs that are here.There are so many different kinds of people here, everywhere I look I see someone I haven't met. All my teachers are so much fun and I have really boosted my grades.

- submitted by a student
May 12, 2007
Wonderful principal, some good teachers and some that need to retire; it's never appropriate for teachers to speak disrespectfully to students, and that is a common occurrence at Monte Vista. They need to slow down and realize they should be setting a better example.

- submitted by a parent
April 26, 2006
Great teachers, staff, and website.

- submitted by a parent
December 05, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
May 30, 2005
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- submitted by a teacher
December 14, 2004
I think the school is really great! Most of the teachers are really funny! The dances are really fun there the best. They have really cool extra activities, like ASB, Jr. optomist club, the dance team basketball team and much more! Its such a great school I would rate it a perfect ten!

- submitted by a student
November 21, 2004
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Monte Vista Middle School
888 North Lantana Street, Camarillo, CA  93010
(805) 482-8891
Last modified Monte Vista Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Monte Vista Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 25 reviews. Top