Leona Jackson Middle School

Leona Jackson Middle School serves 709 students in grades 4-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 74%.
Leona Jackson Middle School operates within the Paramount Unf School District.

Overview

The student population of 709 students has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 4-8
Total Students 709 students
Leona Jackson Middle School Total Students (2005-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Leona Jackson Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (2005-2013)
Students by Grade Leona Jackson Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

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 30:1 22:1
Leona Jackson Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (2005-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
Leona Jackson Middle School American Indian (2005-2009)
Asian
2%
11%
Leona Jackson Middle School Asian (2005-2013)
Hispanic
78%
52%
Leona Jackson Middle School Hispanic (2005-2013)
Black
16%
7%
Leona Jackson Middle School Black (2005-2013)
White
1%
26%
Leona Jackson Middle School White (2005-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups Leona Jackson Middle School Sch Ethnicity Leona Jackson Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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 (2005-2013)
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.
27%
48%
Leona Jackson Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2013)
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.
n/a
8%
Leona Jackson Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 17,062 students has grown by 7% over five years.
School District Name Paramount Unf School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
4
Number of Students Managed 17,062 1,606
Paramount Unf School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $156 MM n/a
Paramount Unf School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $171 MM n/a
Paramount Unf School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,807 $0
Paramount Unf School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,725 $0
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Dominguez High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hamilton Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wesley Gaines Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ParamountWesley Gaines Elementary School
    7340 East Jackson St
    ParamountCA 90723
    (562)602-8012
    0.2 mi | 463 students | Gr. KG-3                      
  • Long BeachHamilton Middle School
    1060 East 70th St
    Long BeachCA 90805
    (562)602-0302
    0.5 mi | 962 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • ParamountFrank J. Zamboni Middle School
    15733 South Orange Ave
    ParamountCA 90723
    (562)602-8048
    0.5 mi | 932 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • ParamountMark Keppel Elementary School
    6630 East Mark Keppel St
    ParamountCA 90723
    (562)602-8028
    0.8 mi | 589 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • ComptonDominguez High School
    15301 South San Jose Ave
    ComptonCA 90221
    (562)630-0142
    0.8 mi | 2266 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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