Walker Middle School

Walker Middle School serves 535 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the OR average of 20:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 35%.
Walker Middle School operates within the Salem-keizer 24j School District.

Overview

The student population of 535 students has declined by 51% over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 43% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 535 students
Walker Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Walker Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Walker Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (OR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 20:1
Walker Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
2%
2%
Walker Middle School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
1%
4%
Walker Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
18%
21%
Walker Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
3%
Walker Middle School Black (1989-2012)
White
69%
65%
Walker Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Walker Middle School Sch Ethnicity Walker 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.
0.49 0.53
Walker Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
37%
44%
Walker Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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%
Walker Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 41,144 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Salem-keizer 24j School District
Number of Schools
Managed
66
3
Number of Students Managed 41,144 778
Salem-keizer   24j School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $398 MM $9 MM
Salem-keizer   24j School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $399 MM $9 MM
Salem-keizer   24j School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,895 $11,034
Salem-keizer   24j School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,922 $11,196
Salem-keizer   24j School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, OR Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is West Salem High School (1.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Straub Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Myers Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Salem Myers Elementary School
    2160 Jewel St Nw
    Salem , OR , 97304
    (503)399-3175
    0.9  mi  |  421  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Salem Straub Middle School
    1920 Wilmington Ave Nw
    Salem , OR , 97304
    (503)399-2030
    1.1  mi  |  747  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Salem Chapman Hill Elementary School
    1500 Doaks Ferry Rd Nw
    Salem , OR , 97304
    (503)399-3195
    1.2  mi  |  415  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Salem Harritt Elementary School
    2112 Linwood St Nw
    Salem , OR , 97304
    (503)399-3457
    1.2  mi  |  292  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Salem Kalapuya Elementary School
    2085 Wilmington Ave Nw
    Salem , OR , 97304
    (503)399-2110
    1.4  mi  |  591  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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