Leona Jackson Middle School

  • Leona Jackson Middle School serves 778 students in grades 4-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Leona Jackson Middle School operates within the Paramount Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 778 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 4-8
Total Students 778 students
Leona Jackson Middle School Total Students (2005-2015)
Gender % Leona Jackson Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Leona Jackson Middle School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade Leona Jackson Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has increased from 28:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 30:1 24:1
Leona Jackson Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2005-2014)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Leona Jackson Middle School American Indian Students (2005-2009)
Asian
3%
11%
Leona Jackson Middle School Asian Students (2005-2013)
Hispanic
79%
54%
Leona Jackson Middle School Black Students (2005-2013)
Black
18%
6%
Leona Jackson Middle School Black Students (2005-2013)
White
n/a
24%
Leona Jackson Middle School White Students (2005-2013)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Leona Jackson Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
n/a
3%
Leona Jackson Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.35 0.41
Leona Jackson Middle School Diversity Score (2005-2014)
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.
79%
50%
Leona Jackson Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2014)
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%
Leona Jackson Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2014)

District Comparison

  • Paramount Unified School District's student population of 15,665 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,105 in this district is less than the state average of $12,314. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,742 is less than the state average of $12,270. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District Name Paramount Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
4
Number of Students Managed 15,665 1,597
Paramount Unified School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $144 MM $20 MM
Paramount Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $154 MM $20 MM
Paramount Unified School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,105 $12,314
Paramount Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,742 $12,270
Paramount Unified School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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