Valley Junior High School

155 Valley School Rd

Jasper, AL 35504-6428

Tel: (205)483-9381
Grades PK-8
610 students
Valley Junior High School serves 610 students in grades PK - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the AL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% 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.

School Overview

The student population of 610 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 610 students
Valley Junior High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Valley Junior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Valley Junior High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Valley Junior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Valley Junior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
7%
5%
Valley Junior High School Black Students (2001-2014)
Black
1%
34%
Valley Junior High School Black Students (2002-2014)
White
90%
57%
Valley Junior High School White Students (1989-2014)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Valley Junior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Valley Junior 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.
0.19 0.32
Valley Junior High School Diversity Score (1995-2014)
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%
52%
Valley Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2014)
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%
6%
Valley Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,073 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,564 is less than the state average of $10,181. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,213 is less than the state average of $10,301. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Walker County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
7
Number of Students Managed 8,073 3,026
Walker County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $81 MM $30 MM
Walker County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $86 MM $30 MM
Walker County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,564 $10,181
Walker County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,213 $10,301
Walker County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • JasperWalker Co Alternative School
    Alternative School
    1.2 miles | Grades: KG-121100 Viking Dr
    JasperAL 35501
    (205)483-7410
    1.2KG-12n/a
  • CordovaCordova Elementary School
    4 miles | Grades: PK-4 | 383 students35 North St
    CordovaAL 35550
    (205)483-7666
    4PK-4383
  • CordovaCordova High School
    4.1 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 486 students183 School Rd
    CordovaAL 35550
    (205)483-7404
    4.19-12486
  • CordovaBankhead Middle School
    4.2 miles | Grades: 5-8 | 310 students110 School Rd
    CordovaAL 35550
    (205)483-7245
    4.25-8310
  • JasperWalker Co Center Of Technical
    Vocational School
    4.9 miles | Grades: 10-121100 Viking Dr
    JasperAL 35501
    (205)387-0561
    4.910-12n/a

School Reviews

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, 09/19/11

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