Walton Middle School

Walton Middle School serves 682 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the FL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Walton Middle School operates within the Walton School District.

School Overview

The student population of 682 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 682 students
Walton Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Walton Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
Walton Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Walton Middle 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 0.48 is more than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Walton Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
9%
30%
Walton Middle School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
15%
23%
Walton Middle School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
70%
41%
Walton Middle School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Walton Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Walton Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown FL 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.
0.48 0.46
Walton Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
60%
52%
Walton Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
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.
10%
6%
Walton Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,067 students has grown by 15% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,365 is higher than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,770 is higher than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has grown by 32% over four years.
School District Name Walton School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
22
Number of Students Managed 8,067 10,137
Walton School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $88 MM $132 MM
Walton School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $91 MM $140 MM
Walton School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,365 $11,888
Walton School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $12,770 $12,571
Walton School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Walton County Jail Program (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Walton County Jail Program (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Walton County Jail Program (0.6 miles away)
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  • Defuniak SpringsWalton County Jail Program
    Alternative School
    0.6 miles | Grades: 6-12 | 2 students691 Institution Rd
    Defuniak SpringsFL 32433
    (850)892-1100
    0.66-122
  • Defuniak SpringsWalton Virtual Franchise
    1 miles | Grades: 6-12 | 8 students145 Park St
    Defuniak SpringsFL 32435
    (850)892-1100
    16-128
  • Defuniak SpringsWalton Virtual School Full Time
    1 miles | Grades: KG-12145 Park St
    Defuniak SpringsFL 32435
    (850)892-1100
    1KG-12n/a
  • Defuniak SpringsWalton Academy, Inc.
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    1.1 miles | Grades: 6-12 | 188 students389 Dorsey Ave
    Defuniak SpringsFL 32435
    (850)892-3999
    1.16-12188
  • Defuniak SpringsWalton Career Development Center
    Vocational School
    1.7 miles | Grades: 9-12761 North 20th St
    Defuniak SpringsFL 32433
    (850)892-1240
    1.79-12n/a

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