Monroe Avenue Elementary School

Monroe Avenue Elementary School serves 381 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Monroe Avenue Elementary School operates within the Richmond County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 381 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 381 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 14:1
American Indian
2%
1%
Hispanic
19%
14%
Black
51%
27%
White
25%
52%
Two or more races
3%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.65 0.45
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.
88%
47%
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.
2%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,491 students has grown by 7% over five years.
School District Name Richmond County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
1
Number of Students Managed 8,491 1,330
District Total Revenue $76 MM $19 MM
District Spending $81 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,570 $11,105
District Spending / Student $10,241 $10,880
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Richmond Early College High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hamlet Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fairview Heights Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • HamletRichmond Early College High School
    1042 West Hamlet Ave
    HamletNC 28345
    (910)410-1922
    0.9 mi | 155 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • HamletFairview Heights Elementary School
    104 Hamilton Ave
    HamletNC 28345
    (910)582-7900
    0.9 mi | 650 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • LaurinburgScotland Early College High School
    1700 Dogwood Mile
    LaurinburgNC 28352
    (910)277-3951
    1.3 mi | 184 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • HamletHamlet Middle School
    1406 Mcdonald Ave
    HamletNC 28345
    (910)582-7903
    1.3 mi | 559 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • HamletRichmond 9th Grade Academy
    804 County Home Rd
    HamletNC 28345
    (910)582-7800
    1.8 mi | 549 students | Gr. 9                      

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