Monroe Elementary School

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Welcome to Monroe


    MONROE Building 3641 Missouri Ave.
    St. Louis, MO 63118
    Office 314-776-7315
    Fax  314-244-1843
    Principal: Sonya Wayne
    Hours: 8:05am-3:02pm

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    Thank you for visiting our webpage. Please know that our first concern is for the health, welfare and safety of not only our school community but for our community at large as we work to stop the spread of the virus. 

    Our  District’s direct hotline for students and parents requiring social and emotional support is: 314-345-6900 or


    On March 21, 2020, Mayor Lyda Krewson and County Executive Dr. Sam Page announced stay-at-home orders aimed at preventing further spread of COVID-19. In light of these new restrictions and to help ensure the health, safety and well-being of students and staff, all schools in the City of St. Louis and St. Louis County, including private and parochial schools, have extended their closures through April 22, 2020.

    We ask families to monitor our website for updates.

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    Please be safe and stay healthy. 


Principal's Corner

  • Welcome to the Monroe Elementary School Principal's Corner


    Hello Monroe Families! 

    Welcome to Monroe Elementary School! I am so excited to be a part of the Monroe family to support your child with their educational needs. My focus is to ensure your child is getting the best education possible while under our care. Choosing the right elementary school is critical and we are honored that you have chosen Monroe. 

    We serve students in Pre-K ~ Grade 6 and are proud to provide all students with the nurturing educational environment that is necessary to ensure their academic success. We provide a solid curriculum that focuses on reading, math, social studies and science. All teachers provide daily differentiated instructional opportunities designed to meet the individual needs of each child. 

    We are committed to ensuring your child is equipped with tools not only be successful in school but also in life. We have a committed staff that is eager to work with every child that enters our school. We will make it a priority to make certain your child grows socially and academically while being engaged in high quality lessons daily. As you know it takes a partnership between school and home to increase academic performance so parents we need you to be a part of our team. Please feel free to come and visit and be a part of our mission of educating, encouraging and empowering all students while setting high expectations and promoting academic excellence. We look forward to working with you and your child. 

    In order for your child to be successful, it is crucial that they come to school every day. School begins at 8:05 and dismisses at 3:02. Please make certain your child is on time and comes to school every day ready to learn so we can maximize every minute of the school day. 

    As we continue our mission of “Preparing Future Leaders” please know the staff at Monroe Elementary will work hard on your child’s behalf to prepare them socially, emotionally and most importantly, academically. That is my commitment to you. 

    Again, I welcome you and look forward to working with you this year. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at 314-776-7315.


    Ms. Sonya Wayne, Principal

Mission and Vision

  • Our Mission: We Will ... Educate, Empower and Encourage Every Student Every Day.

    Our Vision: We are preparing future leaders to excel in an ever-changing society. 

    We Will accomplish this by: 

    • Coming to work on time prepared to teach
    • Having a positive attitude
    • Using positive language at all times
    • Being flexible to follow students down their educational path
    • Establishing sound routines
    • Building meaningful relationships with our students
    • Helping children understand the importance of being responsible for their own learning
    • Encouraging others
    • Capitalizing on teachable moments
    • Providing a safe learning environment for all





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