James Monroe High School Police Academy Magnet

"If we’re going to protect others and make this world a better place, people will depend on our ability to make good decisions in challenging situations. You only live once— so let’s do it right.”

- Rosemary Hernandez, Senior Captain, Police Academy class of 2012

A Successful Career Starts Here!
Former CHIP's star Erik Estrada visits with James Monroe High School Police Academy leadership cadre

LAUSD District 6 School Board Member Monica Ratliff shares her thoughts with Police Academy seniors at this year's Magnet Culmination

Graduating class of 2017 Magnet Culmination

JMHS Police Academy Football Challenge by Grade Level


Ventura County Community College Chief of Police Joel Justice, Police Academy Magnet Coordinator Paul Graber, Valeria Carranza, Executive Director of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and L.A. City District Attorney Jackie Lacy help celebrate the James Monroe High School Police Academy and Law and Government culmination.


James Monroe High School Police Academy Seniors Meet with Los Angeles Chief of Police Charlie Beck at the LAPD Annual Memorial Ceremony
 LAPD

Deputy Chief of Police Robert Green Conducts Formal Inspection of JMHS Police Academy Cadet Galan

Welcome to the Monroe Police Academy Magnet!

Highlights

Police Academy Cadets Awarded Tour of LASD Special Forces Unit

CEO Michael Deitch and president Dr. Ozlum Equils of the MiOra Foundation join LAPD Officer Joel Frias, LASPD Officer George Flores, and Police Academy Magnet Coordinator Paul Graber in presenting Certificates of Honor to outstanding Police Academy cadets, Jocelyn Nunez and Fabian Ruiz. Each of the cadets will receive a tour of the LASD Special Forces Tactical Unit.

JMHS Police Academy Holds its 21st Annual Formal Inspection

LAPD Deputy Chief of Police Robert Green along with LASPD Chief of Police Steven Zipperman helped conduct the 21st annual JMHS Police Academy Formal Inspection. Deputy Chief Green and Chief Zipperman were joined by LAUSD Board Member Scott Schmerelson and the LAUSD Director of the Office of Student Integration Mr. Keith Abrahams.

Monroe's Police Academy Magnet Captures its 2nd Consecutive Bench Press Championship

Congratulations to the James Monroe High School Police Academy Magnet Students who took first place for a second straight year against San Pedro, Wilson and Reseda High Schools in the annual Police Academy Bench Press Competition. Their hard work and practice paid off. Individual division winners include, Diane Diaz, Giovannni Garcia, Ana Ruiz, Anna Ruiz, Airyanna Smith and Jacob Schneider. Congratulations to them, and all the other team members who brought the trophy back to Monroe.

8 Magnet Students Named to the Mayor's Youth Council

8 Law and Government and Police Academy students were named to the L.A. Mayor's Youth Council for the 2016-2017 school year. Mireille Becerra, Angela Jimenez Pinto, Hipolito Vasquez, Amy Quintanilla, Luis Maya, Ashley Castillo, Angel De Pacina, and Jienel Valenzuela.

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News and Announcements

Over $2,000,000 in Scholarships Awarded to Class of 2017!

Monroe's Magnet students were awarded over 2 million dollars in scholarships. Our 2017 graduating seniors are now attending UCLA, UC Berkeley, UC Santa Barbara, UC Davis, as well as Smith College, Wellesley College, Middlebury College, Dickinson College, and Duke University.
We currently have 18 enrolled students in the top 20 colleges and universities in the country, according to US News and World Reports College Rankings.

OCTOBER 2 - NOVEMBER 9, 2017 eChoices Magnet Application Window

The application window for the upcoming 2017-2018 school year is October 2, 2017 through November 9, 2017. Additionally, families have the opportunity to submit a Late Application on-line beginning February 1, 2018. These applications are considered only after all Wait Listed students have been offered enrollment. E-Choice brochures are now available in the Magnet Office.

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Upcoming Events

Mission Area Foot Pursuit
Date: 10/22/2017, 6 AM 12 PM
Location: Davis Division
Police Academy Fright Fest Field Trip
Date: 10/21/2017, 10 AM 10 PM
Location: Magic Mountain
Students Run Los Angeles (SRLA) Community Service
Date: 10/13/2017, 3:30 PM 7 PM
Location: Students Run Los Angeles (SRLA) Office
Fall Leadership Training
Date: 10/12/2017, 8 AM 2:30 PM
Location: San Pedro High School
James Monroe High School Homecoming Parade, Activities and Football Game
Date: 10/6/2017, 4:30 PM 6:30 PM
Location: James Monroe High School