Joe Walker Middle School

5632 Walker Ave L8

Lancaster, CA 93536-3713

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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 887 students
Joe Walker Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Joe Walker Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Joe Walker Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 24:1 over five years.
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
Joe Walker Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
Joe Walker Middle School American Indian Students (1988-2013)
Asian
4%
11%
Joe Walker Middle School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
35%
52%
Joe Walker Middle School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
12%
7%
Joe Walker Middle School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
45%
26%
Joe Walker Middle School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Joe Walker Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Joe Walker Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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
Joe Walker Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
28%
48%
Joe Walker Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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.
4%
8%
Joe Walker Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,641 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $7,925 is less than the state average of $11,099. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
The district spending/student of $7,477 is less than the state average of $10,975. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District Name Westside Union Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
4
Number of Students Managed 8,641 1,667
Westside Union Elementary School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $70 MM $19 MM
Westside Union Elementary School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $66 MM $18 MM
Westside Union Elementary School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,925 $11,099
Westside Union Elementary School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $7,477 $10,975
Westside Union Elementary School District 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 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 Grades Students
  • LancasterWestside Academy
    Alternative School
    5606 West Ave L8
    LancasterCA 93536
    (661)206-3750
    Alternative School

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

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

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

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

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

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