Valley Junior High School

155 Valley School Rd

Jasper, AL 35504-6428

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

643 students

Valley Junior High School serves 643 students in grades PK-9.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 43%.
Valley Junior High School operates within the Walker County School District.

Overview

The student population of 643 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-9
Total Students 643 students
Valley Junior High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Valley Junior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Valley Junior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 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 14:1 15:1
Valley Junior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
5%
5%
Valley Junior High School Hispanic (2001-2013)
Black
1%
34%
Valley Junior High School Black (2002-2013)
White
92%
57%
Valley Junior High School White (1989-2013)
Two or more races
2%
1%
Valley Junior High School Two or more races (2011-2013)
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.
0.15 0.31
Valley Junior High School Diversity Score (1995-2013)
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%
52%
Valley Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2013)
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%
Valley Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,247 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 8,247 2,979
Walker County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
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: 2013 (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 Walker Co Alternative School (1.2 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • JasperWalker Co Alternative School
    Alternative School
    6670 Old Birmingham Hwy
    JasperAL 35501
    (205)483-7410
    Alternative School

    1.2 mi | n/a students | Gr. KG-12                      
  • CordovaCordova Elementary School
    35 North St
    CordovaAL 35550
    (205)483-7666
    4.1 mi | 400 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • CordovaCordova High School
    1 Blue Devil Way
    CordovaAL 35550
    (205)483-7404
    4.1 mi | 459 students | Gr. 8-12                      
  • CordovaBankhead Middle School
    110 School Rd
    CordovaAL 35550
    (205)483-7245
    4.2 mi | 303 students | Gr. 5-9                      
  • JasperWalker Co Center Of Technical
    Vocational School
    1100 Viking Dr
    JasperAL 35501
    (205)387-0561
    Vocational School

    5 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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