La Mesa Junior High School

  • La Mesa Junior High School serves 1,126 students in grades 7-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • La Mesa Junior High School operates within the William S. Hart Union High School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1126 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students1,126 students
La Mesa Junior High School Total Students (1995-2015)
Gender %La Mesa Junior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
La Mesa Junior High School Total Teachers (1996-2015)
Students by GradeLa Mesa Junior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio26:124:1
La Mesa Junior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1996-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
La Mesa Junior High School American Indian Students (2000-2011)
Asian
10%
11%
La Mesa Junior High School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
56%
54%
La Mesa Junior High School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
7%
6%
La Mesa Junior High School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
22%
24%
La Mesa Junior High School White Students (1995-2015)
Two or more races
5%
3%
La Mesa Junior High School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsLa Mesa Junior High 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.
0.630.41
La Mesa Junior High School Diversity Score (1995-2015)
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.
35%
50%
La Mesa Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1996-2015)
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%
La Mesa Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • William S. Hart Union High School District's student population of 26,948 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,363 in this district is less than the state average of $10,966. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,566 is less than the state average of $11,255. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameWilliam S. Hart Union High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
20
4
Number of Students Managed26,9481,597
William S. Hart Union High School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$214 MM$18 MM
William S. Hart Union High School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$220 MM$18 MM
William S. Hart Union High School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$8,363$10,966
William S. Hart Union High School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$8,566$11,255
William S. Hart Union High 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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