Joe Walker Middle School

Joe Walker Middle School serves 889 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is equal to the CA average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 75%.
Joe Walker Middle School operates within the Westside Union Elementary School District.

School Overview

The student population of 889 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 22% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 889 students
Joe Walker Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Joe Walker Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Joe Walker Middle School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Joe Walker Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1 25:1
Joe Walker Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
6%
11%
Joe Walker Middle School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
33%
53%
Joe Walker Middle School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
12%
6%
Joe Walker Middle School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
45%
25%
Joe Walker Middle School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Joe Walker Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.68 0.42
Joe Walker Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
28%
49%
Joe Walker Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
9%
Joe Walker Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Westside Union Elementary School District's student population of 8,951 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,224 in this district is less than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $7,536 is less than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has declined by 23% over four years.
School District Name Westside Union Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
4
Number of Students Managed 8,951 1,757
Westside Union Elementary School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $72 MM $17 MM
Westside Union Elementary School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $66 MM $18 MM
Westside Union Elementary School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,224 $10,238
Westside Union Elementary School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $7,536 $10,739
Westside Union Elementary School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Jarvis Camp High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Endeavour Middle School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Westside Academy (0.1 miles away)
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  • LancasterWestside AcademyAlternative School
    Grades: KG-8 | 26 students
    0.1 miles
    5606 West Ave L8
    LancasterCA 93536
    (661)206-3750
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  • LancasterJarvis Camp High SchoolAlternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 71 students
    0.6 miles
    5300 West Ave L
    LancasterCA 93536
    (661)940-4211
    0.67-1271
  • LancasterMcnair Camp High SchoolAlternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 69 students
    0.6 miles
    5300 West Ave L
    LancasterCA 93536
    (661)940-4211
    0.67-1269
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    Grades: 7-12 | 58 students
    0.6 miles
    5300 West Ave L
    LancasterCA 93536
    (661)940-4211
    0.67-1258
  • LancasterResnik Camp High SchoolAlternative School
    Grades: 7-12
    0.6 miles
    5300 West Ave L
    LancasterCA 93536
    (661)940-4211
    0.67-12n/a

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