PROFICIENCY 30% 21% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
42%Sierra Sands Unified
42%Ridgecrest
38%California

James Monroe Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Sierra Sands Unified" in Ridgecrest, CA. There are a total of 485 students and 22 teachers at James Monroe Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1. There are a total of 250 free lunch students and 52 reduced lunch students.

James Monroe Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 30.0%, which is 21% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students485
Teachers22.4
Student/Teacher ratio22:1
Free lunch250
Reduced lunch52

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At James Monroe Middle School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All22%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
625-29%
720-24%
815-19%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All38%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
635-39%
735-39%
835-39%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

James Monroe Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White 59.8% 61.4% 24.1% 51.1%
Black 7.1% 6.3% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 2.1% 4.8% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 27.8% 24.0% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.8% 1.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.5% 1.4% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.8% 0.8% 3.1% 3.1%

Ridgecrest demographics profile

StatisticRidgecrestCaliforniaNational
Population28,60439,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,37025691
Median age35.136.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%52%55%
Speak English81%56%79%
Speak Spanish12%29%13%

Education level achieved in Ridgecrest

IndexRidgecrestCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade87.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school86.5%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college66.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree38.1%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.9%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.5%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The James Monroe Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.