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431 Flora Vista Dr

Santa Barbara, CA 93109

(805) 966-7023

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Grades: K - 6

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 500

Students Per Teacher: 20

Parent Reviews

16 Parent Reviews for Monroe Elementary School

Amazing school! My eldest child had an amazing expirience here! There were so many great programs this school offered such as mastery math and GATE. In adition, there were some less acedimiclaly inclined activities such as, Art, PE, Science, Computer skills., Vocal music, and Theather. However, as my ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/30/14

Monroe is fantastic! We love the teachers and the principle. The ICann art program is amazing, The freshly painted ball court walls give the school a renewed since of pride, there is a lot of good happening. The organic garden is great, the PTA is hard working and very involved in fostering the best ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/04/14

Over the last 15 years seven kids from my family (cousins) have all gone to Monroe.There are a few good things happening there still like the organic garden and music instruction and even the food in the cafeteria has gotten better!. But sadly this once great school is not what it used to be!!. So much ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/06/13

My son went to this school last year and the first half of the year I was truly amazed! I loved all of the staff and enjoyed being involved in the classroom and with PTA events. In the second half of the year I became very ill and my son, who has ADHD, was acting out more in school. Although the teacher ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/23/12

My family LOVES Monroe Elementary. The teachers are great, the principal is outstanding, and the community is warm and embracing. I cannot imagine going any where else.

Posted by a parent on 11/30/11

We are a new family to Monroe and I am BLOWN AWAY by the dedication from the teaching staff, the experience and enthusiasm the new principal is bringing and the community my children have been embraced by. Within just a few short weeks everyone was saying hello to my children, big smiles fill the hallways, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/01/11

Monroe is a great neighborhood school. It has unique programs which allow all the students to work in integrated classrooms as well as customized learning groups so that every child has a chance for their knowledge to grow.

Posted by a parent on 10/18/11

My children have been at Monroe for 3 years, and love the teachers and the staff. I am very involved with their education and am always welcome in their classroom and on campus. Monroe has a lot of programs for their overall development.

Posted by a parent on 09/22/11

Both of my children are Gate students at Monroe and I couldn't be happier with the atmosphere on campus. My children are thriving and are interacting with children fome diverse backgrounds. The teachers are very involved ant the PTA is very active. Clean campus and great cafeteria.

Posted by a parent on 09/19/11

Monroe School has a new principal (2011)! This was the only component missing at this amazing school, so it is exciting to see what will come! They are improving technology and communication daily and finding great ways to meet the needs of a very diverse population of students. The parent group (PTA) ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/18/11

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Test Year: 2012
Monroe Elementary School
Santa Barbara 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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Santa Barbara schools — Monroe Elementary School is located at 431 Flora Vista Dr, Santa Barbara CA 93109. 431 Flora Vista Dr is in the 93109 ZIP code in Santa Barbara, CA The school district for Monroe Elementary School is the Santa Barbara Unified School District. Monroe Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 6.
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