Leona Jackson Middle School

Leona Jackson Middle School serves 757 students in grades 4-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 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 Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 757 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 4-8
Total Students 757 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Students by Grade Leona Jackson Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 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 28:1 22:1
Asian
3%
11%
Hispanic
75%
52%
Black
17%
7%
White
1%
26%
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.
0.41 0.42
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.
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10%
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.
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Leona Jackson Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 17,145 students has grown by 7% over five years.
School District Name Paramount Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
4
Number of Students Managed 17,145 1,671
Paramount Unified School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $156 MM $19 MM
Paramount Unified School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $171 MM $18 MM
Paramount Unified School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,807 $11,099
Paramount Unified School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,725 $10,975
Paramount Unified School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 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 Students Grades
  • ParamountWesley Gaines Elementary School
    7340 East Jackson
    ParamountCA 90723
    (562)602-8012
    0.2 mi | 449 students | Gr. KG-3                      
  • ParamountFrank J. Zamboni Middle School
    15733 South Orange Ave
    ParamountCA 90723
    (562)602-8048
    0.5 mi | 935 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Long BeachHamilton Middle School
    1060 East 70th St
    Long BeachCA 90805
    (562)602-0302
    0.5 mi | 1029 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • ParamountMark Keppel Elementary School
    6630 East Mark Keppel St
    ParamountCA 90723
    (562)602-8028
    0.8 mi | 603 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • ComptonDominguez High School
    15301 South San Jose Ave
    ComptonCA 90221
    (562)630-0142
    0.8 mi | 2385 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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Did You Know?
Paramount, CA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.20, which is lower than the California average of 0.45. The most diverse school in Paramount is Leona Jackson Middle School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.