Joy James Elementary School

  • Joy James Elementary School serves 548 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the TX average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
  • Joy James Elementary School operates within the Castleberry Independent School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 548 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students548 students
Joy James Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Joy James Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
Joy James Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeJoy James Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
Joy James Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
n/a
4%
Joy James Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
80%
52%
Joy James Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
1%
13%
Joy James Elementary School Black Students (1993-2015)
White
17%
29%
Joy James Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Joy James Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsJoy James Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownTX 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.
0.330.63
Joy James 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.
78%
52%
Joy James Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
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.
10%
6%
Joy James Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Castleberry Independent School District's student population of 4,076 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,808 in this district is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has declined by 13% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $7,933 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has declined by 19% over four years.
School District NameCastleberry Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed4,076825
Castleberry Independent School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$34 MM$9 MM
Castleberry Independent School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$30 MM$10 MM
Castleberry Independent School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$8,808$12,250
Castleberry Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$7,933$12,682
Castleberry Independent School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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