Walker High School

1601 Highland Ave

Jasper, AL 35501-4968

Grades: 8-12

825 students

Walker High School serves 825 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 43%.
Walker High School operates within the Jasper City School District.
The school district's 82% graduation rate is higher than the AL state average of 72%.

Overview

The student population of 825 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 825 students
Walker High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 59 teachers
Walker High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Walker High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 is more 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
Walker High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
2%
5%
Walker High School Black Students (2000-2013)
Black
21%
34%
Walker High School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
77%
57%
Walker High School White Students (1989-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Walker High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.37 0.31
Walker High School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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.
34%
52%
Walker 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.
5%
6%
Walker High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,745 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 82% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,074 is higher than the state average of $9,620. The district revenue/student has grown by 23% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,352 is higher than the state average of $10,180. The district spending/student has grown by 38% over four years.
School District Name Jasper City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
7
Number of Students Managed 2,745 2,979
Jasper City School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 82% 72%
Jasper City School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $27 MM $29 MM
Jasper City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $28 MM $31 MM
Jasper City School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,074 $9,620
Jasper City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,352 $10,180
Jasper City School District 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 Center Of Technical (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Maddox Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is T R Simmons Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • JasperT R Simmons Elementary School
    1001 Viking Dr
    JasperAL 35501
    (205)387-2535
    0.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 532 students                      
  • JasperWalker Co Center Of Technical
    Vocational School
    1100 Viking Dr
    JasperAL 35501
    (205)387-0561
    Vocational School

    0.2 mi | Gr. 10-12 | n/a students                      
  • JasperMaddox Middle School
    201 Panther Trail
    JasperAL 35501
    (205)384-3235
    0.6 mi | Gr. 6-9 | 610 students                      
  • JasperMemorial Pk Elementary School
    800 10th Ave
    JasperAL 35501
    (205)384-6461
    1.3 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 523 students                      
  • JasperNorth Highland School
    Special Education School
    907 12th Ave Sw
    JasperAL 35501
    (205)387-1468
    Special Education School

    1.4 mi | Gr. PK-12 | 6 students                      

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