James Monroe Elementary



James Monroe Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

James Monroe Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 123
1 83
2 98
3 93
4 99
5 84
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

James Monroe Elementary is a public elementary school located in Bermuda Dunes, CA in the Desert Sands Unified School District. It enrolls 580 students in grades 1st through 12th. James Monroe Elementary is the 2,426th largest public school in California and the 15,073rd largest nationally. It has 23.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 580
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 15,073rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,426th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,172nd out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,950th out of 6,257

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James Monroe Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 295
(51%)
9,661
(49%)
 Male 285
(49%)
9,880
(51%)

James Monroe Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 326
(56%)
14,325
(73%)
 White 199
(34%)
3,788
(19%)
 Black 18
(3%)
313
(2%)
 Asian 16
(3%)
536
(3%)
 Two or More 14
(2%)
519
(3%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
45
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
15
(0%)

James Monroe Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 273
(47%)
11,670
(60%)
 Not Eligible 250
(43%)
6,133
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 57
(10%)
1,738
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, James Monroe Elementary is ranked 2,763rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of James Monroe Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.9%) is slightly lower than the state average of 60.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

James Monroe Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 669
2006 512
2007 515
2008 541
2009 581
2010 560
2011 576
2012 580
2013 603
2014 582
2015 580

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.1
2006 18.6
2007 16.9
2008 19
2009 22.3
2010 N/A
2011 25
2012 25.2
2013 28.7
2014 25.1
2015 23.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.49177877428999
2006 0.39453125
2007 0.50291262135922
2008 0.48059149722736
2009 0.47332185886403
2010 0.58035714285714
2011 0.85590277777778
2012 0.62241379310345
2013 0.4726368159204
2014 0.5807560137457
2015 0.56896551724138

Compare James Monroe Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,310.0% 23.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 56.9%
 
State Average 60.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
James Monroe Elementary
Bermuda Dunes, CA
Public KG - 05 580 23.1:1  
Palm Desert Learning Tree Center
Palm Desert,, CA
Private PK - 05 162 5:1 1 miles
Tot Stop Preschool
Palm Desert, CA
Private PK - TK 212 128:1 1 miles
Desert Christian Academy
Bermuda Dunes, CA
Private PK - 12 511 14:1 1 miles
Colonel Mitchell Paige Middle School
La Quinta, CA
Public 06 - 08 729 21.9:1 1 miles
Palm Desert Learning Tree
Palm Desert, CA
Private PK - 05 112 7:1 1 miles
Horizon
La Quinta, CA
Public KG - 12 243 16.2:1 1 miles
Ronald Reagan Elementary
Palm Desert, CA
Public KG - 05 948 24.9:1 2 miles
Gerald R. Ford Elementary
Indian Wells, CA
Public KG - 05 804 25.9:1 2 miles
Desert Ridge Academy
Indio, CA
Public 06 - 08 1,318 28:1 3 miles
John Glenn Middle School of International Studies
Indio, CA
Public 06 - 08 1,470 27:1 3 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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