JAMES MONROE HIGH SCHOOL

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2300 WASHINGTON AVE
FREDERICKSBURG, VA 22401
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Phone: 540-372-1100
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 5
  • Educational Climate: Below Average
  • Technology Measure: High
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • District: Fredericksburg City Public Schools
  • Students/Teacher: 16:1
  • Students/Grade: 233.3
  • Number Students: 933
  • Number Teachers: 75
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 6568
  • Poverty Level: 16 - 29.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Ms Taneshia Rachal
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (13 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (10 Reviews)
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    Student Review | Rating:
    Posted 2015-05-18
    "Coming from Northern VA this school was a massive downgrade. The poor curriculum isn't event the worst part. This school plays favorites unlike anything I've ever seen before. None of my friends and very few students here are happy and that goes for everyone from the top students to the worst ones. Everyone cannot wait to graduate, and parents also constantly complain about this school. Go to anywhere else."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-08-04
    "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 school seems to almost encourage and do nothing about the heavy partying and alcohol/drug culture dominated by the wealthy white students who live in "downtown" Fredericksburg and the boys Football and Lacrosse teams both of which seem to be a haven for these types of activities."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-05-14
    "James Monroe was an excellent choice for my daughter, the availability of advance classes were tremendous. Great small community high school."
    Student Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-09-14
    "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 so much the students disrupted class there was one administrator who helped through the majority of that year but there was another that was always picking at me for missing school (which was for medical reason I guess he didn't really believe that) I had some great friends that helped me catch up but it wasn't enough for me to stay sorry everyone else is saying its great I just didn't have that great of an experience there!"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2011-10-31
    "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 high schools. All three of our children have attended or graduated from JMHS and were recruited for college athletics and academic progams. With the beautiful facilities, advanced/AP courses, quality programs in the arts and highly competitive (multple state championships) athletic programs, James Monroe High School feels like a top notch private school. The testing rating depicts a large Title 1 population, not the quality of instruction."
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