James Monroe Middle School

340 West Church St,

Ridgecrest, CA, 93555-4605

Tel: (760)499-1830
Grades: 6-8

495 students

James Monroe Middle School serves 495 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 74%.
James Monroe Middle School operates within the Sierra Sands Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 495 students has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 495 students
James Monroe Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
James Monroe Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade James Monroe Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 22:1
James Monroe Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
1%
James Monroe Middle School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
2%
11%
James Monroe Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
29%
52%
James Monroe Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
6%
7%
James Monroe Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
58%
26%
James Monroe Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups James Monroe Middle School Sch Ethnicity James Monroe Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.58 0.64
James Monroe Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
n/a
10%
James Monroe Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2011)
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.
n/a
n/a
James Monroe Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,055 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
School District Name Sierra Sands Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
4
Number of Students Managed 5,055 1,577
Sierra Sands Unified School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $56 MM $19 MM
Sierra Sands Unified School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $64 MM $18 MM
Sierra Sands Unified School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,232 $11,099
Sierra Sands Unified School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,559 $10,975
Sierra Sands Unified School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Pierce Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Ridgecrest Ridgecrest Charter
    Charter School
    325 South Downs St
    Ridgecrest , CA , 93555
    (760)375-1010
    Charter School
    0.7  mi  |  330  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Ridgecrest Burroughs High School
    500 East French St
    Ridgecrest , CA , 93555
    (760)499-1800
    1.1  mi  |  1461  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Ridgecrest Pierce Elementary School
    674 North Gold Canyon
    Ridgecrest , CA , 93555
    (760)499-1670
    1.3  mi  |  337  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Ridgecrest Gateway Elementary School
    501 South Gateway
    Ridgecrest , CA , 93555
    (760)499-1850
    1.3  mi  |  436  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Ridgecrest Mesquite Continuation High School
    Alternative School
    140 West Drummond
    Ridgecrest , CA , 93555
    (760)499-1810
    Alternative School
    1.3  mi  |  115  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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