District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated below average in school quality.

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District Academic Progress

This district has a mixed record of helping students improve over time. Look below to see what percentage of schools in this district are making more, less, or about the same progress as other schools in the state.

Academic Summary
Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.

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Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.

Student Demographics
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Teachers & Staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.

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Reviews From Schools in Fredericksburg City Public Schools
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Parent / Guardian
September 13, 2022
They don't care for the health and safety of their students. Their education is lacking because they spend too much time reviewing previous years instead focusing on the information necessary for... More
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
July 06, 2022
I was a teacher at this high school for two years and it was the most miserable job of my life. I had previously taught for over five years and the students were not the problem. The leadership is,... More
Current student
March 02, 2022
Socially, I've had a relatively pleasant experience at James Monroe -- no instances of bullying or explicit exclusion -- and I definitely have memories at that place. Academically, my time has either... More
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