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North Hollywood, CA

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6051 Bellaire Avenue
North Hollywood, CA 91606

(818) 763-4693
(818) 762-7509
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Map of John B. Monlux Elementary School address.

October 03, 2014
so far I'm very happy with this school. My son started kindergarten in August and I love how much he has learned in such a short time. They keep parents up to date with everything. I did not like the after school coach for the kindergarten class, I had to remove him from the program. I'm not going to go into details but perhaps kindergartners should be watched with someone that has patience with young children. The pta is doing a great job. I'm enjoying being a parent to a tiger

- submitted by a parent

April 29, 2014
It's been better. It has a FABULOUS new music program that is in danger of being cancelled! Some teachers will communicate with you and some cannot be bothered! Almost Zero parental involvement. Same 5 people in the PTA at every event running things so that late,loud,entitled parents can show up late, dressed like they're going to a club not a school, and demand special treatment! Can't wait for my kid to get out of this cesspool! 25 more school days..More parents need to get involved or they will soon be paying for public school!

- submitted by a parent

September 26, 2013
My daughter has been at Monlux since Kindergarden. She is in the fourth garde magnet program for math, science, and technology. She loves it! She is challenged, and excited about the projects. She loves the science teachers.

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December 24, 2012
I went to this school from 3rd grade to the end and I loved it they taught me a lot more than I thought I would learn in elementary school the teachers are very helpful and very nice and so is the principal now I am in high school and I still remember all my teachers from Monlux because they teach that well for you too remember them <3

- submitted by a community member

April 03, 2012
Monlux is NOT a good school. Parking is impossible in the morning and a lot of parents will fight/ curse you for a parking. Principal is not involved at all. She does not take time to get to know the families. Most of the teachers are there because they have to me there and are not genuinely concerned with the students. At one time, a concern was brought to the attention of one of the teachers, behind your back she commented that you are wasting her precious time. Students does NOT have a place to do their homework in the afternoon. You have to do your homework under the heat of the sun on warm days and if it's raining, you get to go inside the room finally but it's lights out and loud DVDs, so if you want to do your homework, you either rely on the small door opening or you do not do your homework at all. Lastly, if you have encountered a problem, you almost cannot talk to the principal as the reason is she's busy and if you left a message to call back, you will never hear from her. The bridge coordinator will handle the problem by giving you a very general response so you will settle down and forget about everything. The students aren't as nice either.

- submitted by a parent

May 16, 2011
I came from the Magnet Program and I would not recommend this school especially if you are not tough. The teachers yelled at the students most of the time or they benched you ( meaning no recess or lunch ) as they think this is the only way to make unruly students listen, so if you are one of the better students, I feel bad for you as you also get the same punishment. I agree with one of the reviews - each year gets worst and worst. Thank God I'm out of the school. The staff including the principal, they are not concerned at all. There are also a mountain of homework for you to do each day because the teachers are not utilizing the time wisely in school.

- submitted by a community member

May 04, 2011
My son is in the magnet program and it is an education focused program which makes us glad that we switched from another school for 3rd grade. He is a 5th grader now and I think this program has gotten him ready for the workload that will come with middle school.

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March 10, 2011

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February 04, 2011
i am glad that my son is a student of monlux school ,,,,,very good and great stuff,,,,love principal ,,,dear principal you are great ,,,,,please teach couple of teachers how to be like you great teacher and great person ,,,thank you

- submitted by a parent

October 09, 2010
I love the Magnet program at this school! The teachers are amazing, the Principal is committed, the Magnet Coordinator is inspiring, and the PTA President really wants to get things done to improve the school. I'm so glad we transfered here, and I look forward to volunteering both for the school and for PTA projects. They have welcomed us warmly, and I am happy that my child has been given the chance to attend a school with so much promise.

- submitted by a parent
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February 05, 2010
My 6 year old is really doing quite well in First Grade, and I feel that the curriculum is challenging. Both the teachers, Staff and Parents seem to care of these kids, and I an hoping that this continues through to 5th grade. The Kinder staff was also quite excellent

- submitted by a parent

September 01, 2009
Excellent school! very success oriented, it keeps the students wanting to thrive forward this school has no excuses for students not doing their work. Its an amazing school.

- submitted by a community member

December 08, 2008
very education oriented school.

- submitted by a parent

May 29, 2008
I was a grant high school tutor, for a 5th grade class. The staff and students were both wonderful. The are hard working and dedicated to the overall success of the school. I give this school a 5/5 for its Amazing work and achievement.

- submitted by a community member

May 14, 2008
This is a great school with great teachers and staff.They all work together as a team .

- submitted by a parent
no rating
January 15, 2008
Monlux is a fine school with great teachers. The Newer Principal who transferred from Coldwater Canyon last year is not very attentative to the parents and school teachers needs.

- submitted by a parent

October 27, 2007
Great school. Great teachers. Very safe.

- submitted by a community member

October 06, 2007
i think the students of monlux have a excellent achivement from my point of view if we keep tring we are going to achive success.

- submitted by a student

January 07, 2007
I think this is the best elemantry school, my 3 children went there. They loved their teachers, they also went from c's to A's

- submitted by a parent

September 21, 2006
We transferred from a private school and have been blessed with wonderful teachers and an administration that is interested in providing the best possible educational experience for the students. Monlux has been a great school for both my children, and is preparing my oldest for middle shool. Keep up the great work!

- submitted by a parent

May 08, 2006
This is truly a California Distinguished School. Its passionate teachers and staffs work together to provide a program that helps each student succeed!

- submitted by a teacher

June 07, 2005
High quality academic program. Dedicated teachers that want parent involvement.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
April 21, 2005
This is a very nice school in a nice environment. Kids are good, many friendly parents. The offering LAs Best - real good program. I enjoy my kid being there.

- submitted by a parent

June 19, 2003
2002-2003 was our first year at Monlux. We had a very positive experience. The principal was always willing to be available for our questions. The teacher we had was out of this world--quite fabulous. The LA's Best after school program was wonderful. Our daughter loved the counselors at LA's Best. The only 'trouble' I see at the school is parent involvement. Parents don't seem to be interested to be involved, partly due to a language barrier. That is the only negative I have with our first year experience. (And I'm not sure how to address it to make it better!) Thank you, Monlux faculty, staff and administration! We had a great year!

- submitted by a community member

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John B. Monlux Elementary School
6051 Bellaire Avenue, North Hollywood, CA  91606
(818) 763-4693
Last modified John B. Monlux Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
John B. Monlux Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 38 reviews. Top