142 James Monroe Drive, James
Lindside, WV 24951
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
James Monroe High School serves 504 students in grades 9-12.
James Monroe High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in West Virginia 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 15-19% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the West Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black).

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School Overview

James Monroe High School's student population of 504 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
504 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

James Monroe High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 638 schools in West Virginia (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 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.19. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (WV)
Overall Testing Rank
#509 out of 638 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
40-44%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
2%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
96%
90%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 504 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 10% in WV)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.08 (Top 50%)

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