Joy James Elementary School

5300 Buchanan St,

Fort Worth, TX, 76114-1399

Tel: (817)252-2500
Grades: PK-5

490 students

Joy James Elementary School serves 490 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 69%.
Joy James Elementary School operates within the Castleberry Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 490 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 490 students
Joy James Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Joy James Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Joy James Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 14:1
Joy James Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Joy James Elementary School Asian (1990-2012)
Hispanic
75%
50%
Joy James Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
2%
13%
Joy James Elementary School Black (1990-2012)
White
19%
31%
Joy James Elementary School White (1988-2012)
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.
0.40 0.64
Joy James Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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%
44%
Joy James Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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.
8%
7%
Joy James Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,672 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Castleberry Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 3,672 799
Castleberry Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $31 MM $9 MM
Castleberry Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $30 MM $9 MM
Castleberry Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,821 $11,947
Castleberry Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,602 $12,666
Castleberry Independent   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lake Worth High School (1.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Lucyle Collins Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Marilyn Miller Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Fort Worth Lucyle Collins Middle School
    3651 Santos Dr
    Fort Worth , TX , 76106
    (817)306-4250
    0.6  mi  |  416  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Fort Worth Marilyn Miller Elementary School
    5250 Estrella Dr
    Fort Worth , TX , 76106
    (817)306-4280
    0.7  mi  |  543  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Fort Worth W J Turner Elementary School
    3001 Azle Ave
    Fort Worth , TX , 76106
    (817)814-4900
    1  mi  |  555  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Fort Worth Marine Creek Elementary School
    4801 Huffines Blvd
    Fort Worth , TX , 76135
    (817)306-4270
    1.6  mi  |  590  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Lake Worth Lake Worth High School
    4210 Boat Club Rd
    Lake Worth , TX , 76135
    (817)306-4230
    1.6  mi  |  724  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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