James Monroe High School

  • James Monroe High School serves 2,477 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is equal to the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • James Monroe High School operates within the Los Angeles Unified School District.
  • Los Angeles Unified School District's 60% graduation rate is lower than the CA state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2477 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 102 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,477 students
James Monroe High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %James Monroe High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers102 teachers
James Monroe High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeJames Monroe High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio24:124:1
James Monroe High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
James Monroe High School American Indian Students (1988-2001)
Asian
5%
11%
James Monroe High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
88%
54%
James Monroe High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
3%
6%
James Monroe High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
4%
24%
James Monroe High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
James Monroe High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
All Ethnic GroupsJames Monroe High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.220.64
James Monroe High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
75%
50%
James Monroe High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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.
2%
9%
James Monroe High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Los Angeles Unified School District's student population of 642,303 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 60% has decreased from 92% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,106 is higher than the state average of $12,988. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,054 is higher than the state average of $12,986. The district spending/student has declined by 14% over four years.
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
988
4
Number of Students Managed642,3031,597
Los Angeles Unified School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate60%83%
Los Angeles Unified School District Graduation Rate (2003-2010)
District Total Revenue$8,569 MM$21 MM
Los Angeles Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending$8,535 MM$21 MM
Los Angeles Unified School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student$13,106$12,988
Los Angeles Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student$13,054$12,986
Los Angeles Unified School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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