James Monroe Elementary School
James Monroe Elementary School serves 635 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
James Monroe Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 78% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 77% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is equal to the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Kindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 635 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
- Minority Enrollment: 72%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 10% in CA
- Math Proficiency: 78% (Top 5%)
- Reading Proficiency: 77% (Top 10%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
James Monroe Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
James Monroe Elementary School's student population of 635 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
James Monroe Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of James Monroe Elementary School is 0.56, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#551 out of 9659 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Awesome school, great teachers, staff, and administration. VERY focused on students first - that is the way it should be. Rigorous academics and high expectations for behavior. This school is a small gem amongst schools that not many know is ranked number one in Desert Sands and also scores top of all elementary schools in the three valley schools. Thank you to the entire staff and leadership for all their hard work with our students.
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