Bankhead Middle School

110 School Rd,

Cordova, AL, 35550-1428

Tel: (205)483-7245
Grades: 5-9

304 students

Bankhead Middle School serves 304 students in grades 5-9.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Bankhead Middle School operates within the Walker County School District.

Overview

The student population of 304 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-9
Total Students 304 students
Bankhead Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Bankhead Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Bankhead Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 15:1
Bankhead Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
5%
Bankhead Middle School Hispanic (2001-2009)
Black
7%
35%
Bankhead Middle School Black (1989-2012)
White
92%
58%
Bankhead Middle School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Bankhead Middle School Sch Ethnicity Bankhead Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.15 0.55
Bankhead Middle School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
54%
51%
Bankhead Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2012)
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.
7%
7%
Bankhead Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,307 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Walker County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
7
Number of Students Managed 8,307 2,928
District Total Revenue $93 MM $29 MM
Walker County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $87 MM $31 MM
Walker County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,129 $9,620
Walker County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,413 $10,180
Walker County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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 Students Grades
  • Cordova Cordova High School
    1 Blue Devil Way
    Cordova , AL , 35550
    (205)483-7404
    0.1  mi  |  429  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Cordova Cordova Elementary School
    35 North St
    Cordova , AL , 35550
    (205)483-7666
    0.3  mi  |  380  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Jasper Walker Co Alternative School
    Alternative School
    6670 Old Birmingham Hwy
    Jasper , AL , 35501
    (205)483-7410
    Alternative School
    3.4  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Jasper Valley Junior High School
    155 Valley School Rd
    Jasper , AL , 35504
    (205)483-9381
    4.2  mi  |  623  students  |  Gr.  PK-9
  • Parrish Parrish High School
    35 Tornado Alley
    Parrish , AL , 35580
    (205)686-7701
    5.4  mi  |  243  students  |  Gr.  7-12

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