Joe Walker Middle School

5632 Walker Ave L8

Lancaster, CA 93536-3713

Tel: (661)943-3258
Grades: 6-8

887 students

Joe Walker Middle School serves 887 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 74%.
Joe Walker Middle School operates within the Westside Union Elementary School District.

Overview

The student population of 887 students has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 887 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The school's diversity score of 0.66 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 26:1 22:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
4%
11%
Hispanic
35%
52%
Black
12%
7%
White
45%
26%
Two or more races
3%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.66 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.
28%
48%
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.
4%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,641 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Westside Union Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
4
Number of Students Managed 8,641 1,667
District Total Revenue $70 MM $19 MM
District Spending $66 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $7,925 $11,099
District Spending / Student $7,477 $10,975
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 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • LancasterWestside Academy
    Alternative School
    5606 West Ave L8
    LancasterCA 93536
    (661)206-3750
    Alternative School

    0.1 mi | 13 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • LancasterJarvis Camp High School
    Alternative School
    5300 West Ave L
    LancasterCA 93536
    (661)940-4211
    Alternative School

    0.6 mi | 71 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • LancasterMcnair Camp High School
    Alternative School
    5300 West Ave L
    LancasterCA 93536
    (661)940-4211
    Alternative School

    0.6 mi | 66 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • LancasterOnizuka Camp High School
    Alternative School
    5300 West Ave L
    LancasterCA 93536
    (661)940-4211
    Alternative School

    0.6 mi | 71 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • LancasterResnik Camp High School
    Alternative School
    5300 West Ave L
    LancasterCA 93536
    (661)940-4211
    Alternative School

    0.6 mi | n/a students | Gr. 7-12                      

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