Leona Jackson Middle School

Leona Jackson Middle School serves 797 students in grades 4 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 37:1 is higher than the CA average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 75%.
Leona Jackson Middle School operates within the Paramount Unified School District.

School Overview

The student population of 797 students has grown by 26% over five years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 36% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 4-8
Total Students 797 students
Leona Jackson Middle School Total Students (2005-2014)
Gender % Leona Jackson Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Leona Jackson Middle School Total Teachers (2005-2014)
Students by Grade Leona Jackson Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 37:1 has increased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 is less 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 37:1 25:1
Leona Jackson Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2005-2014)
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.
0.37 0.42
Leona Jackson Middle School Diversity Score (2005-2014)
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.
76%
49%
Leona Jackson Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2014)
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%
Leona Jackson Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 15,888 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,457 is less than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,281 is less than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Paramount Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
4
Number of Students Managed 15,888 1,757
Paramount Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $150 MM $17 MM
Paramount Unified School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $163 MM $18 MM
Paramount Unified School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,457 $10,238
Paramount Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,281 $10,739
Paramount Unified School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 Dominguez High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Frank J. Zamboni Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wesley Gaines Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ParamountWesley Gaines Elementary School
    0.2 miles | Grades: KG-3 | 458 students7340 East Jackson St
    ParamountCA 90723
    (562)602-8012
    0.2KG-3458
  • ParamountFrank J. Zamboni Middle School
    0.5 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 967 students15733 South Orange Ave
    ParamountCA 90723
    (562)602-8048
    0.56-8967
  • Long BeachHamilton Middle School
    0.5 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 927 students1060 East 70th St
    Long BeachCA 90805
    (562)602-0302
    0.56-8927
  • ComptonDominguez High School
    0.8 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 2147 students15301 South San Jose Ave
    ComptonCA 90221
    (562)630-0142
    0.89-122147
  • ParamountMark Keppel Elementary School
    0.8 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 546 students6630 East Mark Keppel St
    ParamountCA 90723
    (562)602-8028
    0.8KG-5546

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