Joy James Elementary School

Joy James Elementary School serves 513 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 70%.
Joy James Elementary School operates within the Castleberry Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 513 students has grown by 22% over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 513 students
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 14:1
Hispanic
78%
51%
Black
2%
13%
White
18%
30%
Two or more races
2%
2%
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.
0.36 0.41
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.
84%
53%
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.
7%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,814 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,821 is less than the state average of $11,947. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,602 is less than the state average of $12,666. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Castleberry Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 3,814 822
District Total Revenue $31 MM $9 MM
District Spending $30 MM $9 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,821 $11,947
District Spending / Student $8,602 $12,666
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 Grades Students
  • Fort WorthLucyle Collins Middle School
    3651 Santos Dr
    Fort WorthTX 76106
    (817)306-4250
    0.6 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 430 students                      
  • Fort WorthMarilyn Miller Elementary School
    5250 Estrella Dr
    Fort WorthTX 76106
    (817)306-4280
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 560 students                      
  • Fort WorthW J Turner Elementary School
    3001 Azle Ave
    Fort WorthTX 76106
    (817)814-4900
    1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 560 students                      
  • Fort WorthMarine Creek Elementary School
    4801 Huffines Blvd
    Fort WorthTX 76135
    (817)306-4270
    1.6 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 571 students                      
  • Fort WorthLake Worth High School
    4210 Boat Club Rd
    Fort WorthTX 76135
    (817)306-4230
    1.6 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 762 students                      

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