Monroe High School

Monroe High School serves 855 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Monroe High School operates within the Union County Public s School District.
The school district's 88% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 855 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 855 students
Monroe High School Total Students (1994-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 59 teachers
Monroe High School Total Classroom Teachers (1994-2012)
Students by Grade Monroe High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 is less than the state average of 0.89. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Monroe High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1994-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Monroe High School Asian (1995-2009)
Hispanic
43%
13%
Monroe High School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
41%
27%
Monroe High School Black (1994-2012)
White
13%
52%
Monroe High School White (1994-2012)
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.
0.64 0.89
Monroe High School Diversity Score (1994-2012)
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.
72%
45%
Monroe High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
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.
8%
8%
Monroe High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 40,105 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 88% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Union County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
52
4
Number of Students Managed 40,105 1,682
Union County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 88% 74%
Union County Public s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $541 MM $19 MM
District Spending $446 MM $18 MM
Union County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,086 $11,105
Union County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,613 $10,880
Union County Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Wolfe School (1.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Monroe Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is East Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Monroe East Elementary School
    515 Elizabeth Ave
    Monroe , NC , 28112
    (704)296-3110
    0.4  mi  |  485  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Monroe Monroe Middle School
    601 East Sunset Dr
    Monroe , NC , 28112
    (704)296-3120
    0.7  mi  |  897  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Monroe Wolfe School
    Special Education School
    704 South Washington St
    Monroe , NC , 28112
    (704)296-3076
    Special Education School
    1.5  mi  |  63  students  |  Gr.  3-12
  • Monroe Benton Heights Elementary School
    1200 Concord Ave
    Monroe , NC , 28112
    (704)296-3100
    2  mi  |  703  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Monroe Union County Career Center
    600 Brewer Dr
    Monroe , NC , 28112
    (704)296-3088
    2.4  mi  |  869  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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Did You Know?
Monroe, NC public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.20, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.46. The most diverse school in Monroe is Storm Ridge (yic) High School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.