Monroe Elementary was constructed in 1973 in West Valley City. It was remodeled in October, 2003. All students walk to school. Breakfast and lunch programs are offered.
Monroe Elementary serves a very diverse student population.
Number of Students: 659
Number of Languages Spoken: 24
- 69% Hispanic
- 21% Caucasian
- 3% Pacific Islander
- 3% Asian
- 1% American Indian
- 3% African American
School-Wide Behavior Plan:
Wonders is the program that Granite School District uses for K-6 reading instruction. Teachers will teach according to the standards and objectives found in the Utah Core Standards. Each month, students will be assessed on their proficiency levels on selected ELA priority standards using CFAs (Common Formative Assessments) and GQB (Granite Quarterly Benchmarks). Teachers on each grade level will meet weekly in data teams to discuss ways to increase student understanding in the priority standards and look at student achievement data. Students not achieving proficiency will be retaught. This is important as they will be assessed on RISE tests at the end of the year to determine the academic growth that they have achieved.
GoMath is the program that Granite School District uses in grades K-6 for mathematics instruction. Each month, students will be assessed on their proficiency levels on selected priority standards using CFAs (Common Formative Assessments) and GQB (Granite Quarterly Benchmarks). Teachers on each grade level will meet weekly in data teams to discuss ways to increase student understanding in the priority standards and look at student achievement data. Students not achieving proficiency will be retaught. This is important as they will be assessed on SAGE tests at the end of the year to determine the academic growth that they have achieved.
All classrooms are one-to-one using Chromebooks to enhance their learning through computer generated programs such as GoMath, SuccessMaker, Utah Compose, and ILE. These programs are designed to reinforce student academic skills. SuccessMaker can advance a student’s academic growth up to an additional year when used at least four times per week. SuccessMaker is available to students to use at home between 6:00 p.m. and 7:30 a.m. each day. In addition to classroom Chromebooks, students are also exposed to iPads and iPods.
Monroe Elementary is a Spanish Dual Immersion school. We are currently 1st – 6th grades with approximately 308 students in the program. The students 1st – 3rd spend half of their day with an English speaking teacher working on literacy and half their day is with a Spanish speaking teacher receiving instruction in mathematics and Spanish literacy. The students in 4th – 6th spend half of their day with an English speaking teacher working on literacy and math. Their other half of the day is spent with a Spanish speaking teacher receiving instruction in science and Spanish literacy. The DL teachers collaborate together weekly on how students are progressing. This year our 3rd-6th students will take the AAPPL assessment to measure their proficiency level in Spanish. Our Spanish Dual Immersion program is for Monroe boundary students only.
All Day Kindergarten
Monroe Elementary has two sessions of all day Kindergarten and two half day sessions.
All students who are promoted attend West Lake Junior High then Granger High School.
Awards and Distinctions
In 2017 & 2018 Monroe was awarded an Exemplary School Award for growth on the state SAGE test. In 2016, 2017, 2018 we had several teachers who earned individual growth awards on the state SAGE test. We have a Math Olympiad student team who perform well each year. We have top performing student Robotics teams each year. At Monroe we focus on being respectful and doing our personal best, and being prepared for college and/or a fulfilling career .
I pledge to do my best today
I will work hard
I will be kind
Who I am has value
What I think has value
Who I will become is invaluable to the world
On our journey to college and beyond!