James Monroe High School

180 Ridgeway Ave
Rochester, NY 14615
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
James Monroe High School serves 856 students in grades 7-12.
James Monroe High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

James Monroe High School's student population of 856 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 80 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students856 students
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Total Classroom Teachers80 teachers
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School Rankings

James Monroe High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,228 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of James Monroe High School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#3633 out of 4228 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
59%
27%
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Black
36%
17%
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White
4%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.530.71
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Graduation Rate
45-49%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
1%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRochester City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to James Monroe High School is School Without Walls (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is School 58-world Of Inquiry School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is School 15-children's School Of Rochester (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Rochester School 15-children's School Of Rochester Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 355 students
    0.1 miles
    595 Upper Falls Blvd
    Rochester, NY 14605
    (585) 262-8830
    0.1 PK-6 355
  • Rochester School Without Walls Math: <50% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 264 students
    0.1 miles
    480 Broadway
    Rochester, NY 14607
    (585) 546-6732
    0.1 9-12 264
  • Rochester Genesee Community Charter School Charter School
    Grades: K-6 | 219 students
    0.7 miles
    657 East Ave
    Rochester, NY 14607
    (585) 697-1960
    0.7 K-6 219
  • Rochester School 23-francis Parker Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 352 students
    0.8 miles
    170 Barrington St
    Rochester, NY 14607
    (585) 473-5099
    0.8 PK-6 352
  • Rochester School 35-pinnacle Math: 12% | Reading: 11%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 441 students
    0.8 miles
    194 Field St
    Rochester, NY 14620
    (585) 271-4583
    0.8 K-6 441

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