PROFICIENCY 23% 41% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
28%Paramount Unified
28%Paramount
38%California

Leona Jackson is a school servicing grades 4 to 8 and is located in the district of "Paramount Unified" in Paramount, CA. There are a total of 778 students and 26 teachers at Leona Jackson, for a student to teacher ratio of 30 to 1. There are a total of 620 free lunch students and 56 reduced lunch students.

Leona Jackson has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 22.5%, which is 41% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students778
Teachers26
Student/Teacher ratio30:1
Free lunch620
Reduced lunch56

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Leona Jackson, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All15%
3n/a
420-24%
510-14%
610-14%
715-19%
815-19%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All30%
3n/a
425-29%
540-44%
620-24%
735-39%
830-34%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Leona Jackson race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 2.0% 1.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 16.3% 8.9% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 3.5% 1.6% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 76.3% 86.4% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.1% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.8% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.3% 0.8% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Wesley Gaines37%0.1Paramount, CA
Hamilton Middle School22%0.5Long Beach, CA
Frank J. Zamboni24%0.5Paramount, CA
Mark Keppel31%0.8Paramount, CA
Dominguez High15%0.8Compton, CA
Mckinley Elementary24%0.9Long Beach, CA
Clinton William Jefferson29%0.9Compton, CA
Abraham Lincoln35%1.0Paramount, CA
Grant Elementary27%1.0Long Beach, CA
Los Cerritos27%1.1Paramount, CA
Jordan High18%1.2Long Beach, CA
Alondra Middle School31%1.2Paramount, CA

Paramount demographics profile

StatisticParamountCaliforniaNational
Population95,21938,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)13,15923291
Median age31.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%52%55%
Speak English11%56%79%
Speak Spanish89%29%13%

Education level achieved in Paramount

IndexParamountCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade55.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school51.6%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college28.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree12.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors8.1%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters2.0%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.5%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Leona Jackson data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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