Joe Walker Middle School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
5632 W. Ave. L 8
Lancaster, CA 93536
Phone
(661) 943-3258
District
WESTSIDE UNION ELEMENTARY
County
LOS ANGELES COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1005

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

6

(10 is best)

Better than 58.6% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

5

(10 is best)

Joe Walker Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

80 60 40 20 0
57%
44%
72%
49%
42%
38%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 7

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
42%
44%
59%
51%
25%
37%
42%
44%
59%
51%
25%
37%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 8

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
39%
42%
52%
49%
26%
36%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
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No Data
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    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 71 7.1%
Grade 7 437 43.5%
Grade 8 497 49.5%
Total 1005 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 38.9% 33.0% 24.0%
Black 10.3% 11.2% 5.5%
Hispanic 47.2% 51.7% 57.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.4% 3.8% 12.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.3% 1.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 44.9% 49.9% 59.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 40.8% 44.1% 51.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.1% 5.9% 7.4%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 72,180 39,512,223
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 229.0 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.2% 6.2%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.2% 19.4%
20-44 YEARS OLD 32.6% 35.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 28.9% 25.0%
65 OR OLDER 12.1% 14.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 21,361 13,044,266
Single Parent Households With Children 11.0% 10.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 87.6% 83.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 25.4% 33.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 21.9% 21.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 21.7% 16.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 16.9% 12.4%
$50,000 - $74,999 12.0% 15.5%
$30,000 - $49,999 13.4% 14.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 6.9% 11.2%
$15,000 or less 7.2% 8.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,388 $60,259,000 56.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $637 $6,011,000 5.6%
Staff $350 $3,299,000 3.1%
General Administration $117 $1,102,000 1.0%
School Administration $638 $6,017,000 5.6%
Operation $809 $7,634,000 7.2%
Transportation $242 $2,286,000 2.1%
Other $505 $4,762,000 4.5%
Total Support $3,298 $31,111,000 29.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,630 $15,372,000 14.4%
Total Expenditures $11,316 $106,742,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,397 $45,595,285,000 48.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $770 $4,748,066,000 5.1%
Staff $749 $4,614,248,000 4.9%
General Administration $125 $769,590,000 0.8%
School Administration $816 $5,028,140,000 5.4%
Operation $1,171 $7,220,628,000 7.7%
Transportation $278 $1,714,208,000 1.8%
Other $653 $4,027,094,000 4.3%
Total Support $4,562 $28,121,974,000 30.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,165 $19,510,107,000 20.9%
Total Expenditures $15,124 $93,227,366,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%