James Monroe Middle School

James Monroe Middle School serves 481 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the CA average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 75%.
James Monroe Middle School operates within the Sierra Sands Unified School District.

School Overview

The student population of 481 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 481 students
James Monroe Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % James Monroe Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
James Monroe Middle School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade James Monroe Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 25:1
James Monroe Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
2%
11%
James Monroe Middle School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
29%
53%
James Monroe Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
7%
6%
James Monroe Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
60%
25%
James Monroe Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
Hawaiian
1%
1%
James Monroe Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
James Monroe Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.56 0.42
James Monroe Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
50%
49%
James Monroe Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
9%
James Monroe Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

Sierra Sands Unified School District's student population of 4,933 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,946 in this district is less than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $12,191 is higher than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Sierra Sands Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
4
Number of Students Managed 4,933 1,757
Sierra Sands Unified School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $54 MM $17 MM
Sierra Sands Unified School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $66 MM $18 MM
Sierra Sands Unified School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $9,946 $10,238
Sierra Sands Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $12,191 $10,739
Sierra Sands Unified School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Burroughs High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Murray Middle School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ridgecrest Charter (0.7 miles away)
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