James Monroe High School

9229 Haskell Ave.
North Hills, CA 91343
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
James Monroe High School serves 1,916 students in grades 9-12.
James Monroe High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is equal to the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,916 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 81% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

James Monroe High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

James Monroe High School's student population of 1,916 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 90 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,916 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
90 teachers
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School Rankings

James Monroe High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of James Monroe High School is 0.17, 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
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2345 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
91%
56%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
3%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.17
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Graduation Rate
81%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is James Monroe High School's ranking?
James Monroe High School is ranked #2345 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of James Monroe High School?
The graduation rate of James Monroe High School is 81%, which is lower than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend James Monroe High School?
1,916 students attend James Monroe High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
91% of James Monroe High School students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Asian, 3% of students are White, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of James Monroe High School?
James Monroe High School has a student ration of 21:1, which is equal to the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does James Monroe High School offer ?
James Monroe High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is James Monroe High School part of?
James Monroe High School is part of Los Angeles Unified School District.

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Date
Last Day of Classes- Minimum Day
June 11, 2024 (Tuesday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,916 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 81% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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