Monroe High School

901 Herr Rd,

Monroe, MI, 48161-9702

Tel: (734)265-3400
Grades: 9-12

1,932 students

Monroe High School serves 1,932 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 33%.
Monroe High School operates within the Monroe Public s School District.
The school district's 74% graduation rate is lower than the MI state average of 82%.

Overview

The student population of 1932 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 86 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,932 students
Monroe High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 86 teachers
Monroe High School Total Classroom Teachers (1990-2012)
Students by Grade Monroe High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1 18:1
Monroe High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1990-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Monroe High School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
3%
6%
Monroe High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
9%
22%
Monroe High School Black (1988-2012)
White
85%
67%
Monroe High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Monroe High School Sch Ethnicity Monroe High 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.
0.27 0.48
Monroe High 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.
38%
44%
Monroe High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2012)
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.
6%
6%
Monroe High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,609 students has grown by 13% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 74% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Monroe Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed 7,609 806
Graduation Rate 74% 82%
Monroe Public s School District Graduation Rate (2003-2009)
District Total Revenue $63 MM $11 MM
District Spending $63 MM $11 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,408 $11,537
District Spending / Student $9,392 $11,612
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Monroe County Youth Center (1.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Monroe County Youth Center (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Waterloo School (0.6 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Monroe Waterloo School
    1933 South Custer Rd
    Monroe , MI , 48161
    (734)265-5100
    0.6  mi  |  286  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Monroe Monroe County Youth Center
    3600 South Custer Rd
    Monroe , MI , 48161
    (734)242-5799
    1.2  mi  |  38  students  |  Gr.  5-12
  • Monroe Manor Elementary School
    1731 West Lorain St
    Monroe , MI , 48162
    (734)265-4700
    1.4  mi  |  484  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Monroe Riverside Learning Center
    77 North Roessler St
    Monroe , MI , 48162
    (734)265-4900
    1.5  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG
  • Monroe Monroe County Education Center
    Special Education School
    1091 South Raisinville Rd
    Monroe , MI , 48161
    (734)322-2610
    Special Education School
    1.5  mi  |  95  students  |  Gr.  Inquire with school

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