Walker High School

Walker High School serves 839 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the AL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% 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.
Jasper City School District's 82% graduation rate is higher than the AL state average of 74%.

School Overview

The student population of 839 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 839 students
Walker High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Walker High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Walker High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Walker High School Student 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 0.38 is more 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
Walker High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
2%
5%
Walker High School Black Students (2001-2014)
Black
21%
34%
Walker High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
76%
57%
Walker High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Walker High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
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.
0.38 0.32
Walker High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
37%
52%
Walker High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2014)
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.
4%
6%
Walker High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Jasper City School District's student population of 2,756 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 82% has increased from 76% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,677 in this district is less than the state average of $10,181. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,933 is less than the state average of $10,301. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Jasper City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
7
Number of Students Managed 2,756 3,026
Jasper City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 82% 74%
Jasper City School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $26 MM $30 MM
Jasper City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $26 MM $30 MM
Jasper City School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,677 $10,181
Jasper City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,933 $10,301
Jasper City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • JasperT R Simmons Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 529 students
    0.2 miles
    1001 Viking Dr
    JasperAL 35501
    (205)387-2535
    0.2PK-5529
  • JasperWalker Co Center Of TechnicalVocational School
    Grades: 10-12
    0.2 miles
    1100 Viking Dr
    JasperAL 35501
    (205)387-0561
    0.210-12n/a
  • JasperMaddox Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 590 students
    0.6 miles
    201 Panther Trail
    JasperAL 35501
    (205)384-3235
    0.66-8590
  • JasperMemorial Pk Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 523 students
    1.3 miles
    800 10th Ave
    JasperAL 35501
    (205)384-6461
    1.3KG-5523
  • JasperNorth Highland SchoolSpecial Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 6 students
    1.4 miles
    907 12th Ave Sw
    JasperAL 35501
    (205)387-1468
    1.4PK-126

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