Valley Junior High School

155 Valley School Rd,

Jasper, AL, 35504-6428

Tel: (205)483-9381
Grades: PK-9

623 students

Valley Junior High School serves 623 students in grades PK-9.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Valley Junior High School operates within the Walker County School District.

Overview

The student population of 623 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-9
Total Students 623 students
Valley Junior High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Valley Junior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Valley Junior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 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 15:1 15:1
Valley Junior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
4%
5%
Valley Junior High School Hispanic (2001-2012)
Black
2%
35%
Valley Junior High School Black (2002-2012)
White
91%
58%
Valley Junior High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Valley Junior High School Sch Ethnicity Valley Junior High 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.
0.17 0.55
Valley Junior High School Diversity Score (1995-2012)
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.
53%
51%
Valley Junior High 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.
8%
7%
Valley Junior High 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
Walker County School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
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 Walker Co Alternative School (1.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Walker Co Alternative School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cordova Elementary School (4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Jasper Walker Co Alternative School
    Alternative School
    6670 Old Birmingham Hwy
    Jasper , AL , 35501
    (205)483-7410
    Alternative School
    1.2  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Cordova Cordova Elementary School
    35 North St
    Cordova , AL , 35550
    (205)483-7666
    4  mi  |  380  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Cordova Cordova High School
    1 Blue Devil Way
    Cordova , AL , 35550
    (205)483-7404
    4.1  mi  |  429  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Cordova Bankhead Middle School
    110 School Rd
    Cordova , AL , 35550
    (205)483-7245
    4.2  mi  |  304  students  |  Gr.  5-9
  • Jasper Walker Co Center Of Technical
    Vocational School
    1100 Viking Dr
    Jasper , AL , 35501
    (205)387-0561
    Vocational School
    4.9  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  10-12

School Reviews

  • Recommended September 19, 2011 - i love your school and wish you would have more buses that pick kids up around my house but i still think your staff is great and would not change my son school if i had to drive him an 1,0000 miles to get there keep up the good work - Posted by Parent

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