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2300 Washington Ave

Fredericksburg, VA 22401

(540) 372-1100

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 914

Students Per Teacher: 12

Parent Reviews

9 Parent Reviews for James Monroe High School

As a parent whose child attended JM for all 4 years I can say it is not a bad school. Class sizes are small and most of the teachers are invested in their students doing well. However, the main issues I found was the terrible administration, heavy presence of a Title 1 population and the fact that the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/04/14

James Monroe was an excellent choice for my daughter, the availability of advance classes were tremendous. Great small community high school.

Posted by a parent on 05/14/14

JM Was a terrible school for me going from Prince William County to JM was like going backwards I felt like I was repeating a year of school and they say you need language classes to graduate and I kept getting taken out of spanish. MY freshmen year was fine I had great teachers my sophomore year not ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 09/14/13

We decided to build a home in the Fredericksburg City school district specifically because of the quality of the city's school system. Class size was a key factor in our decison to send our children to James Monroe High School as was the over all size of the school--half or less of the surrounding suburban ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/31/11

I came to JMHS last year. I transferred schools between freshman and sophomore year and I've never transferred or moved anywhere in my life. I was so scared and nervous but after the first day I took a tour of the beautiful school and saw everything it had to offer... I couldn't wait to start school! ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 08/09/11

We moved to Fredericksburg a little over a year ago from Stafford and I was a little apprehensive about leaving a quality school system. However, I soon discovered that we didn't leave anything, in fact we gained a tremendous educational opportunity for our children. Our children later applauded us ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/18/08

I attended and graduated from James Monroe High School and I must say that it is a great place for learning. The curriculum was extensive, offering various options for everyone. I would recommend that anyone living in this area, go to JM.

Posted by a former student on 03/06/06

James Monroe has the feel of an elite academic school in a very diverse small city environment. The scale of the school reflects manageable class size and a sense of safety and comfort that you would associate with a school of bygone days in a small community. Academically the school is unparalled ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/07/05

I went to Jayem for my senior year. The class sizes are fairly small compared to other high schools in the area. I loved going there. The atmosphere was great! The teachers were always really helpful. While the administration was strict, they were also extremely nice and knew most people by name.

Posted by a parent on 12/24/04

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Test scores for James Monroe High School

SOLEOC* Test Scores

Grade Level: All

Test Year: 2012
James Monroe High School
Fredericksburg City Public Schools
* In 2011-2012 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) End-of-Course tests to assess students in reading, writing, math, science and history/social science subjects at the end of each course, regardless of the student's grade level. The SOL End-of-Course tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

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Fredericksburg schools — James Monroe High School is located at 2300 Washington Ave, Fredericksburg VA 22401. 2300 Washington Ave is in the 22401 ZIP code in Fredericksburg, VA The school district for James Monroe High School is the Fredericksburg City Public Schools. James Monroe High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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