Joe Walker Middle School

  • Joe Walker Middle School serves 870 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 76%.
  • Joe Walker Middle School operates within the Westside Union Elementary School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 870 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 870 students
Joe Walker Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Joe Walker Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Joe Walker Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Joe Walker Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.67 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1 24:1
Joe Walker Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Joe Walker Middle School American Indian Students (1988-2013)
Asian
5%
11%
Joe Walker Middle School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
36%
54%
Joe Walker Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
13%
6%
Joe Walker Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
43%
24%
Joe Walker Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Joe Walker Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Joe Walker Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.67 0.41
Joe Walker Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
32%
50%
Joe Walker Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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%
9%
Joe Walker Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Westside Union Elementary School District's student population of 8,938 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,290 in this district is less than the state average of $12,988. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,815 is less than the state average of $12,986. The district spending/student has grown by 17% over four years.
School District Name Westside Union Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
4
Number of Students Managed 8,938 1,597
Westside Union Elementary School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $74 MM $21 MM
Westside Union Elementary School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $79 MM $21 MM
Westside Union Elementary School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,290 $12,988
Westside Union Elementary School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,815 $12,986
Westside Union Elementary School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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