A. Maceo Walker Middle School

  • A. Maceo Walker Middle School serves 686 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • A. Maceo Walker Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.

School Overview

  • A. Maceo Walker Middle School's student population of 686 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students686 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • A. Maceo Walker Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,684 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of A. Maceo Walker Middle School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank#1439 out of 1684 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:116:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
10%
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Black
97%
22%
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White
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63%
Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.040.55
This chart display the diversity score of A. Maceo Walker Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
48%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShelby County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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