James Monroe Elementary School

  • James Monroe Elementary School serves 657 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 69% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 73% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • James Monroe Elementary School's student population of 657 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students657 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • James Monroe Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of James Monroe Elementary School is 0.59, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#1038 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
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Asian
2%
11%
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Hispanic
52%
54%
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Black
4%
6%
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White
37%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.590.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDesert Sands Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to James Monroe Elementary School is Horizon (0.6 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Horizon (0.6 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Horizon (0.6 miles away)
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