James Monroe Elementary School

  • James Monroe Elementary School serves 176 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75-79% (which is higher than the California state average of 59%) for the 2012-13 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55-59% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 57%) for the 2012-13 school year.
  • James Monroe Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2012-13 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • James Monroe Elementary School's student population of 176 students has grown by 17500% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has declined by 58% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students176 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Comparison

  • James Monroe Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 8,278 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2012-13 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of James Monroe Elementary School is 0.29, 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--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
59%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
7%
11%
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Hispanic
84%
54%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
3%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in James Monroe Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.290.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGarden Grove Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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