11 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Leona Jackson
Leona Jackson is an American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who has been making music for over 30 years. She has released four albums, including her most recent, “Love and Light”. Jackson’s music is a mix of soul, gospel, and folk, and her lyrics often explore themes of love, faith, and hope. Her voice is powerful and soulful, and her guitar playing is both intricate and passionate.
Jackson has toured the world, performing in venues from the United States to Europe, Australia, and beyond. She has also collaborated with some of the biggest names in music, including Erykah Badu, Herbie Hancock, and Snoop Dogg. She has been featured on soundtracks for films such as “Selma” and “The Avengers”.
Jackson has been nominated for numerous awards, including a Grammy, and has won several, including the NAACP Image Award for Best Female Artist. Her music has been featured on the soundtracks of countless television shows and films, and she continues to tour and perform to this day. Leona Jackson is a true musical powerhouse and an inspiration to many.
7220 Jackson St.
Paramount, CA 90723
4 – 8
Overview Leona Jackson
Leona Jackson serves 755 students in grades 4-8.
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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).
Verdict on Leona Jackson
Leona Jackson is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Leona Jackson is 0.40, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.