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9229 Haskell Ave

North Hills, CA 91343

(818) 830-4200

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 2,586

Students Per Teacher: 24

Parent Reviews

21 Parent Reviews for James Monroe High School

I came to this school having come from a very high achiving high school with a much better enviornment and education. This school does have its share of highs including the SAS program which is very well set on giving kids more opportunities, but there lows are much greater. Having been in ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 04/14/09

It seems to be a very organized school and has potential.

Posted by a student on 11/17/08

Most people think that the only good thing about James Monroe High School is Law and Government Magnet Program. I am in a better program called School for Advanced Studies here in Monroe. This program allows us to take AP classes that we want to take, allows us to grow together as a family, and prepares ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 10/22/08

this school is not what it appears to be as a SAS student i know about the oportinies that are offered. The SAS students take the most AP classes and exel in other things such as extracaricular activities. We go to outside of school fildtrips such as snowboarding and to cruises. It offeres great opportunities ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 03/25/08

As a 2007 graduate of the Law and Government Magnet and Police Academy Programs, I cannot help but rave about the wonderful education I have received! With six smaller learning communities on campus there is something for every student. Whether you want to be a lawyer, chef, fire personnel, teacher, ...  Read more

Posted by a former student on 09/30/07

i really want my son to achive in this school. i really think its a great school it has many programs to support the childrens education.

Posted by a parent on 07/11/07

My child received an excellent and competive education in the Law & Government Magnet. She had outstanding teachers who inspired her to excellence.

Posted by a parent on 06/02/07

I am former student and I have to say my experience at Monroe was far from great. This school has great academic opportunities, however it is too overcrowded and their is a lack of teachers that are inspiring and motivating. LAUSD needs to build more schools and downsize the classrooms!

Posted by a former student on 04/11/07

As a former student, I would have to say that Monroe is nothing short of superb...not pathetic (as others may think). The Law and Government program at Monroe challenges students and the school (overall) provides a superior academic environment. The dedicated teachers, counselors, and administrators ...  Read more

Posted by a former student on 07/11/06

Their academic programs are great my child has learned a lot.She is enrolled in the SAS program and is very advanced.At Monroe I am not sure if they have choir but the extracurricular activities are fabulous.Parent involvement is good but it could be improved.The teachers are very nice and disciplined.I ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/05/06

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Test scores for James Monroe High School

CST* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
James Monroe High School
Los Angeles Unified School District
* In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

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North Hills schools — James Monroe High School is located at 9229 Haskell Ave, North Hills CA 91343. 9229 Haskell Ave is in the 91343 ZIP code in North Hills, CA The school district for James Monroe High School is the Los Angeles Unified School District. James Monroe High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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