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About This School

Monroe Elementary School is a public elementary school in San Leandro. The principal of Monroe Elementary School is Queta Beltran-Bannon, whose e-mail is qbannon@sanleandro.k12.ca.us. 395 students attend Monroe Elementary School and identify primarily as Unspecified, Hispanic, and Asian. 39% of the Monroe Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 64% of the 395 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Monroe Elementary School is 17:1. Corvallis Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Orchestra

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Unspecified 6% 5%
Hispanic 40% 40%
Asian 32% 16%
Multiracial 3% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2% 8848%
White, non-Hispanic 13% 13%
Filipino 11% 9%
Black, non-Hispanic 10% 16%
Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.3% 0.4%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 64% 53%
Limited English proficiency 39% 27%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    The school. teachers parents and students are wonderful at Monroe. the principal has issues with yelling and not communicating very well with parents. I have three children from first to fourth and this will be our last year at Monroe unless things change. Parent participation is lacking due to the atmosphere created by the principal

  • (7 years ago)

    In this day and age of severe cuts to educational programs in schools I'm very pleased that this school provides physical ed music and art classes. It has a strong PTO (although they could use more parent participants) doing fundraisers throughout the year raising funds to rent buses for students to go on field trips. This school had a variety of family events this year such as Math Night and Lunar New Year Family Night both with huge turnouts. The coursework during the first couple of months of the schoolyear tends to be remedial but it soon accelerates to grade-level. Overall this is a great school and as a parent of a first-grader I'm confident that my daughter is getting a solid education here.

  • (10 years ago)

    We will be returning to Monroe for our third year next year. Overall we have been very pleased. The teachers are highly experienced and very dedicated and teacher turnover is very low. Parent involvement is somewhat lacking but it is a very diverse school and language barriers could be a big issue. The principal has a practice of communicating pertinent issues to the parents via memos on a regular basis which I find comforting.

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