James Monroe High School

  • James Monroe High School serves 2,525 students in grades 9 - 12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is equal to the CA average of 25:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 75%.
  • James Monroe High School operates within the Los Angeles Unified-1 School District.
  • Los Angeles Unified-1 School District's 60% graduation rate is lower than the CA state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2525 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 101 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,525 students
James Monroe High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % James Monroe High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 101 teachers
James Monroe High School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade James Monroe High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1 25:1
James Monroe High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
6%
11%
James Monroe High School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
87%
53%
James Monroe High School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
3%
6%
James Monroe High School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
4%
25%
James Monroe High School White Students (1989-2013)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.24 0.42
James Monroe High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
73%
49%
James Monroe High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
9%
James Monroe High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

  • Los Angeles Unified-1 School District's student population of 653,826 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 60% has decreased from 94% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,578 is higher than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has declined by 10% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,515 is higher than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District Name Los Angeles Unified-1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1,011
4
Number of Students Managed 653,826 1,757
Los Angeles Unified-1 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 60% 83%
Los Angeles Unified-1 School District Graduation Rate (2003-2014)
District Total Revenue $8,437 MM $17 MM
Los Angeles Unified-1 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $9,736 MM $18 MM
Los Angeles Unified-1 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,578 $10,238
Los Angeles Unified-1 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $14,515 $10,739
Los Angeles Unified-1 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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