Joe Walker Middle School

  • Joe Walker Middle School serves 958 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is equal to the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Joe Walker Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.

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School Overview

  • Joe Walker Middle School's student population of 958 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students958 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Joe Walker Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Joe Walker Middle School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank#4826 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
11%
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Hispanic
41%
54%
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Black
10%
6%
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White
41%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.650.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWestside Union Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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