James Monroe Elementary School serves 586 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
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 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Kindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 586 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
- Minority Enrollment: 71%
- Math Proficiency: 78% (Top 1% in CA)
- Reading Proficiency: 77% (Top 1%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
James Monroe Elementary School's student population of 586 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
The diversity score of James Monroe Elementary School is 0.57, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
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: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What schools are James Monroe Elementary School often compared to?
James Monroe Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Gerald R. Ford Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
78% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 77% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend James Monroe Elementary School?
586 students attend James Monroe Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of James Monroe Elementary School students are Hispanic, 29% of students are White, 6% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of James Monroe Elementary School?
James Monroe Elementary School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does James Monroe Elementary School offer ?
James Monroe Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is James Monroe Elementary School part of?
James Monroe Elementary School is part of Desert Sands Unified School District.
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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