Joshua Hills Elementary School

  • Joshua Hills Elementary School serves 807 students in grades KG-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Joshua Hills Elementary School operates within the Palmdale Elementary School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 807 students has declined by 22% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 19% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades KG-6
Total Students807 students
Joshua Hills Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Joshua Hills Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
Joshua Hills Elementary School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
Students by GradeJoshua Hills Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio28:124:1
Joshua Hills Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2015)
American Indian
1%
1%
Joshua Hills Elementary School American Indian Students (1990-2015)
Asian
1%
11%
Joshua Hills Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
76%
54%
Joshua Hills Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
17%
6%
Joshua Hills Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
5%
24%
Joshua Hills Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Joshua Hills Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2012-2014)
Two or more races
n/a
3%
Joshua Hills Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2014)
All Ethnic GroupsJoshua Hills Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA 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.
0.390.41
Joshua Hills Elementary 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.
75%
50%
Joshua Hills Elementary 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.
12%
9%
Joshua Hills Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Palmdale Elementary School District's student population of 21,956 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,013 is higher than the state average of $10,966. The district revenue/student has declined by 10% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,045 is less than the state average of $11,255. The district spending/student has declined by 11% over four years.
School District NamePalmdale Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
29
4
Number of Students Managed21,9561,597
Palmdale Elementary School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$238 MM$18 MM
Palmdale Elementary School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$239 MM$18 MM
Palmdale Elementary School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,013$10,966
Palmdale Elementary School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$11,045$11,255
Palmdale Elementary School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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