Leona Jackson

  • Leona Jackson serves 854 students in grades 4-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Leona Jackson placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Leona Jackson's student population of 854 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 34% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-8
Total Students854 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Leona Jackson is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Leona Jackson is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank#6665 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
79%
54%
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Black
17%
5%
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White
1%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.350.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameParamount Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Paramount Wesley Gaines
    Grades: K-3 | 430 students
    0.2 miles
    7340 E. Jackson St.
    Paramount, CA 90723
    (562) 602-8012
    0.2 K-3 430
  • Paramount Frank J. Zamboni
    Grades: 6-8 | 937 students
    0.5 miles
    15733 S. Orange Ave.
    Paramount, CA 90723
    (562) 602-8048
    0.5 6-8 937
  • Long Beach Hamilton Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 917 students
    0.5 miles
    1060 E. 70th St.
    Long Beach, CA 90805
    (562) 602-0302
    0.5 6-8 917
  • Compton Dominguez High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,821 student
    0.8 miles
    15301 S. San Jose Ave.
    Compton, CA 90221
    (562) 630-0142
    0.8 9-12 1,821
  • Paramount Mark Keppel
    Grades: K-5 | 522 students
    0.8 miles
    6630 E. Mark Keppel St.
    Paramount, CA 90723
    (562) 602-8028
    0.8 K-5 522

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