James Monroe High School

2300 Washington Ave
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
James Monroe High School serves 1,004 students in grades 9-12.
James Monroe High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 63% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 83% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

James Monroe High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

James Monroe High School's student population of 1,004 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 74 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,004 students
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Total Classroom Teachers74 teachers
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School Comparison

James Monroe High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of James Monroe High School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1163 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
63%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
21%
16%
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Black
36%
22%
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White
35%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
3%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.710.68
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Graduation Rate
81%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFredericksburg City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to James Monroe High School is Stafford Senior High School (3.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Edward E. Drew Junior Middle School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hugh Mercer Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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