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260 Madrid St

San Francisco, CA 94112

(415) 469-4736

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 520

Students Per Teacher: 15

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41 Parent Reviews for Monroe Elementary School

Monroe School is a great school because the Principal is very involved with the parents needs and students. You get after school programs, which are really helpful for parents that work. My daughter is on 1st grade and she is happy with the school and the teachers. Any school is good if the parents ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/04/13

My daughter has been enrolled at Monroe for two years and the experience has been mostly positive. The teachers are great and the curriculum perfect for my child. The diversity of the school is probably it greatest attribute but also one of its greatest challenges. The many cultures, languages and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/06/13

Monroe is a wonderfully diverse and unique school located in the Excelsior district of San Francisco. The coveted Spanish immersion program has been a wonderful opportunity for our son, and we look forward to another adventure with our incoming kindergartner. The staff and principal are very approachable ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/06/13

My daughters have been at Monroe for one year. I find the the teaching quality to be excellent. The community and arts programing are really amazing. The curriculum in the bilingual spanish program is really engaging. I love the school. There is massive construction going on at the school, so that will ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/05/13

My daughter just finished kindergarten in the Spanish Immersion program and had an excellent experience. The teacher she had was top-notch, and it seems like all the other K teachers were great, too. She went in speaking about 10 words of Spanish and now native Spanish speakers comment on how good her ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/01/13

I'm so happy that our son got into Spanish Immersion program and this school is so diverse., LOVE it! Teachers and support staffs are Amazing!

Posted by a parent on 04/11/13

My son is in third grade and we have had an fantastic experience at Monroe. Amazing teachers who keep the kids engaged, and incredible leadership by the principal, Ms Steiner. I was very surprised to see the below comment. All of the parents I know at the school love the school and are in awe of our ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/01/12

The principle and staff members favor students and label others. The principle over reacts and allows her staff and her "favorite" students to mis treat other children..............

Posted by a parent on 02/06/11

Monroe is proud of its three Academic Programs: * Spanish Two-Way Immersion Program - The Immersion Strands goals are bilingualism and bi-literacy in Spanish and English for students from different language backgrounds while achieving proficiency on state standards. * Cantonese Bilingual Program ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/12/10

Great community of staff, students and parents. My daughter's middle school teachers are impressed on how prepared she was for middle school (particularly her Spanish Immersion classes).

Posted by a parent on 11/03/10

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Test scores for Monroe Elementary School

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Test Year: 2012
Monroe Elementary School
San Francisco 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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San Francisco schools — Monroe Elementary School is located at 260 Madrid St, San Francisco CA 94112. 260 Madrid St is in the 94112 ZIP code in San Francisco, CA The school district for Monroe Elementary School is the San Francisco Unified School District. Monroe Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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