Joy James Elementary School

Joy James Elementary School serves 533 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the TX average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
Joy James Elementary School operates within the Castleberry Independent School District.

School Overview

The student population of 533 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 533 students
Joy James Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Joy James Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Joy James Elementary School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Joy James Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Joy James Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
81%
52%
Joy James Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
1%
13%
Joy James Elementary School Black Students (1992-2014)
White
16%
29%
Joy James Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Joy James Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.32 0.41
Joy James Elementary 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.
81%
53%
Joy James Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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.
9%
7%
Joy James Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Castleberry Independent School District's student population of 3,943 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,226 in this district is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $8,310 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has declined by 38% over four years.
School District Name Castleberry Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
3
Number of Students Managed 3,943 838
Castleberry Independent   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $34 MM $9 MM
Castleberry Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $30 MM $10 MM
Castleberry Independent   School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $9,226 $12,250
Castleberry Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $8,310 $12,682
Castleberry Independent   School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Lake Worth High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lucyle Collins Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Marilyn Miller Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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