James Monroe High School

  • James Monroe High School serves 535 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the West Virginia state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10%.

School Overview

  • James Monroe High School's student population of 535 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students535 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • James Monroe High School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of James Monroe High School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.12. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
35%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
2%
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Black
2%
4%
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White
96%
90%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in James Monroe High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WV.
Diversity Score0.080.12
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Graduation Rate≥95%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
14%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in James Monroe High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMonroe County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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