Joy James Elementary School

  • Joy James Elementary School serves 548 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the TX average of 16:1.
  • 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 11% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 548 students
Joy James Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Joy James Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Joy James Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Joy James Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Joy James Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
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)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Joy James Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Joy James Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Joy James Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TX 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.
0.33 0.41
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 (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.
10%
6%
Joy James Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Castleberry Independent School District's student population of 4,076 students has grown by 11% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,218 in this district is less than the state average of $12,126. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,800 is less than the state average of $11,704. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District Name Castleberry Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 4,076 825
Castleberry Independent School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $40 MM $10 MM
Castleberry Independent School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $39 MM $10 MM
Castleberry Independent School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,218 $12,126
Castleberry Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,800 $11,704
Castleberry Independent School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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