16225 Newhope St.
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
(School attendance zone shown in map)
James Monroe Elementary School serves 487 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-69% (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 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 487 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-69%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

James Monroe Elementary School's student population of 487 students has grown by 176% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 171% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
487 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of James Monroe Elementary School is 0.26, 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
This School
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
60-69%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
50-54%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
26:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
5%
12%
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Hispanic
86%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
5%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.26
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

60-69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend James Monroe Elementary School?

487 students attend James Monroe Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

86% of James Monroe Elementary School students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Asian, 5% of students are White, and 4% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of James Monroe Elementary School?

James Monroe Elementary School has a student ration of 26:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does James Monroe Elementary School offer ?

James Monroe Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6

What school district is James Monroe Elementary School part of?

James Monroe Elementary School is part of Garden Grove Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 487 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-69%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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