James Jordan Middle School
- The student population of 375 students has grown by 47% over five years.
- The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 72% over five years.
|School Type||Charter School|
|Grades Offered||Grades 6-8|
|Total Students||375 students|
|Total Classroom Teachers||19 teachers|
|Students by Grade|
- The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
- The school's 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 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
- Los Angeles Unified School District's student population of 642,303 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
- The revenue/student of $12,903 is higher than the state average of $10,966. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
- The district's spending/student of $14,891 is higher than the state average of $11,255. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four years.
|School District Name||Los Angeles Unified School District|
|Number of Schools|
|Number of Students Managed||642,303||1,597|
|District Total Revenue||$8,437 MM||$18 MM|
|District Spending||$9,736 MM||$18 MM|
|District Revenue / Student||$12,903||$10,966|
|District Spending / Student||$14,891||$11,255|
|School Statewide Testing||View Education Department Test Scores|
|Total Sports Offered||5 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Drill Team, Football, Soccer, Volley Ball|
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||1 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Student Leadership Student Leadership,|
- JJMS Mission StatementJames Jordan Middle School prepares students to meet the highest standards of personal character and develop the skills and self-efficacy necessary for successful completion of the A-G requirements in high school, with a plan for enrollment at a four-year college, entry into a productive career, and an active membership in their community. VISION:The campus of JJMS will radiate a sense of energetic order and respectful engagement. Teachers will be dynamic coaches who create a wide variety of engaging learning experiences in classrooms that have clear and coherent expectations for behavior. Students will be able to express their goals, potential challenges or past mistakes, and the actions that are needed to achieve their goals. Classrooms willvibrate with on-task, academically oriented "student talk" and not rely on lecture format of instruction. Staff will express optimistic goals for students and themselves. Support systems will be assigned according to need and instruction will be clearly differentiated. The use of data and research will be readily available to support and explain every decision made for the school. Evidence of the benefits of pro-social behavior and rewards for academic, ethical and interpersonal achievement will be readily apparent. AN EDUCATED PERSON IN THE 21ST CENTURY Graduates of James Jordan MS will culminate with the following skills and ideals: A deep respect for colleagues, peers and co-workers of all abilities and backgrounds that translates into effective team-work Literacy and competency in core academic skills sufficient for success in college preparatory high school courses with experience and understanding about how those skills transfer into workplace success. Familiarity with basic functions of personal computers including word processing, touch-typing, internet-based research and spreadsheets for data display and calculations. A plan for fulfilling all the requirements needed for college admission Cultural literacy, including an ability to interact comfortably and appropriately in a broad variety of settings, particularly university or workplace settings. Proficiency in self-reflection, self-assessment and in giving and receiving feedback. A belief that a university education and engagement in life-long learning are powerful tools for accomplishing personal and social goals and enable students to seek meaningful careers Knowledge of meta-cognition, self-regulation and motivational strategies to promote life-long learning. An understanding of the value in choosing to take the more difficult path rather than settling for something that is easy or comfortable. We believe that all students have the right to the tools that will enable them to become the leaders of society. We desire our students to see all social and human problems as the joint responsibility of all stakeholders in our culture. We will, by example and instruction, equip our students to take an active role in improving the world. We will encourage students to seek and prepare themselves for meaningful work in a career that has personal significance for their own fulfillment and the betterment of the world.
Profile last updated: 2017-03-16 02:12:21
Nearby Public Schools
- The nearest high school is Joaquin Miller Career And Transition Center (1.3 miles away)
- The nearest middle school is Ivy Bound Academy Math, Sci, And Technical Charter Middle #2 (0 miles away)
- The nearest elementary school is Winnetka Avenue Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- NorthridgeIvy Bound Academy Math, Sci, And Technical Charter Middle #2Grades: 5-8 | 152 students
20040 Parthenia St.
Northridge, CA 91324
- WinnetkaWinnetka Avenue Elementary SchoolGrades: KG-5 | 485 students
8240 Winnetka Ave.
Winnetka, CA 91306
- WinnetkaLimerick Avenue Elementary SchoolGrades: KG-5 | 846 students
8530 Limerick Ave.
Winnetka, CA 91306
- WinnetkaSunny Brae Avenue Elementary SchoolGrades: KG-5 | 590 students
20620 Arminta St.
Winnetka, CA 91306
- ResedaJoaquin Miller Career And Transition CenterGrades: 6-12 | 231 students
8218 Vanalden Ave.
Reseda, CA 91335
This school is a joke. Needs to be shut down. Dirty, messy, classrooms are makeshift, bland, do not demonstrate a quality educational atmosphere. Teachers are sub-par, under-qualified. Cult-like atmosphere.. these so-called educators think they best thing going when in fact they are undisciplined, disheveled, lacking in class, rude, mean and make a mockery of education. It is sad that so many teachers are forced to move out of state or retire and idiots like these get our tax dollars!. DO NOT SEND YOUR CHILDREN HERE. They deserve an good education that this charter joke cannot provide.
- Posted by Parent - beesg
December 02, 2017
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