Bankhead Middle School

110 School Rd

Cordova, AL 35550-1428

Grades: 5-9

303 students

Bankhead Middle School serves 303 students in grades 5-9.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 43%.
Bankhead Middle School operates within the Walker County School District.

Overview

The student population of 303 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-9
Total Students 303 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Black
7%
34%
White
93%
57%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.13 0.31
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.
56%
52%
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.
6%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,247 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,129 is higher than the state average of $9,620. The district revenue/student has grown by 27% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,413 is higher than the state average of $10,180. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Walker County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
7
Number of Students Managed 8,247 2,979
District Total Revenue $93 MM $29 MM
District Spending $87 MM $31 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,129 $9,620
District Spending / Student $10,413 $10,180
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Cordova High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Walker Co Alternative School (3.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cordova Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CordovaCordova High School
    1 Blue Devil Way
    CordovaAL 35550
    (205)483-7404
    0.1 mi | Gr. 8-12 | 459 students                      
  • CordovaCordova Elementary School
    35 North St
    CordovaAL 35550
    (205)483-7666
    0.3 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 400 students                      
  • JasperWalker Co Alternative School
    Alternative School
    6670 Old Birmingham Hwy
    JasperAL 35501
    (205)483-7410
    Alternative School

    3.4 mi | Gr. KG-12 | n/a students                      
  • JasperValley Junior High School
    155 Valley School Rd
    JasperAL 35504
    (205)483-9381
    4.2 mi | Gr. PK-9 | 643 students                      
  • ParrishParrish High School
    35 Tornado Alley
    ParrishAL 35580
    (205)686-7701
    5.4 mi | Gr. 7-12 | 254 students                      

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