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Montara Avenue Elementary
10018 Montara Avenue
South Gate, CA 90280



Mrs. Juana Cortez


Office Hours
7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday


School Hours
Regular Day
8:00 a.m.-2:23 p.m.
Banked Time Tuesdays
8:00 a.m.-1:24 p.m.


(323) 567-1451


(323) 249-7394




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Montara News February 18, 2020

Harvest Festival October 25, 2019

Google Field Trip 2019

On August 26th, the newest members of the Montara STEM Coding Club were the lucky participants in a guided tour of the Google offices in Venice, including lunch compliments of Google.  A great time was had by all!

Music Through The Decades

On November 30, 2018 and May 16, 2019, Montara Ave. Elementary Spanish Dual Language Program Presented: Music Though The Decades.  Excellent job Spanish Dual Language students!  We are now enrolling in our program.


El 30 de noviembre del 2018 y el 16 de mayo del 2019, El Programa en dos idiomas de la escuela Montara Presentaron: Música a través de las décadas.  !Trabajo excelente estudiantes del Programa en dos idiomas!  Estamos matriculando ahora en nuestro programa.

Montara at the Special Olympics

On Wednesday, March 13, 2019, the Special Olympics held its Track and Field event at Huntington Park High School.  Our very own Montara Huskies, led by Coach Vigil, competed in the 25 meters race, 50 meters race, and the relay race.  With sheer grit and determination, many of our students earned top spots in their events.  Go Huskies!

Montara Coders Hard at Work

VAPA Art Showcase 2019 - Recycled Art

Kinder and 1st Grade Students Rocked their Ozobot Lessons!

Dash Robots in Action in the Computer Lab

Montara Magnet STEM Fest 2019


Presidents' Day Holiday

Monday, February 17th


Read Across America Week

February 24th - 28th


Good Morning with a Book

Friday, February 28th


Student of the Month Assembly

Friday, March 6th


Spring Dance Performance

Friday, March 27th 


Open House

Thursday, April 2nd


Cesar Chavez Holiday

Friday, April 3rd


Spring Break

April 6th - 10th

Montara's School-wide Postive Behavior Expectations:

Montara students are Safe, Respectful, and Responsible!