Joshua Circle Elementary School serves 648 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 24% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Kindergarten-6
- Enrollment: 648 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
- Minority Enrollment: 93%
- Math Proficiency: 18%
- Reading Proficiency: 24%
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Joshua Circle Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Joshua Circle Elementary School's student population of 648 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
The diversity score of Joshua Circle Elementary School is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
18% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Joshua Circle Elementary School?
648 students attend Joshua Circle Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
86% of Joshua Circle Elementary School students are Hispanic, 7% of students are White, 5% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Joshua Circle Elementary School?
Joshua Circle Elementary School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Joshua Circle Elementary School offer ?
Joshua Circle Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Joshua Circle Elementary School part of?
Joshua Circle Elementary School is part of Hesperia Unified School District.
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