Walker County School District

1710 Alabama Av
Jasper, AL 35501-4966
(District boundaries shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 18 public schools serving 7,201 students in Walker County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
Public Schools in Walker County School District have an average math proficiency score of 13% (versus the Alabama public school average of 22%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Alabama public school average of 47% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
18 Schools
1,511 Schools
# Students
7,201 Students
747,831 Students
# Teachers
410 Teachers
38,289 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Walker County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 143 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 87% has decreased from 90% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (AL)
#90 out of 143 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Walker County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
13%
24%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Walker County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
39%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Walker County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
87%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Walker County  School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.23
0.62
# American Indian Students
17 Students
6,566 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
7 Students
11,346 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
279 Students
74,505 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
10%
# Black Students
419 Students
239,145 Students
% Black Students
6%
32%
# White Students
6,312 Students
393,117 Students
% White Students
88%
53%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
905 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
163 Students
21,531 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
387
21,943
# Students in K Grade:
645
57,790
# Students in 1st Grade:
547
56,671
# Students in 2nd Grade:
506
54,419
# Students in 3rd Grade:
498
54,099
# Students in 4th Grade:
498
54,620
# Students in 5th Grade:
504
54,803
# Students in 6th Grade:
524
56,277
# Students in 7th Grade:
513
58,221
# Students in 8th Grade:
516
58,978
# Students in 9th Grade:
578
62,001
# Students in 10th Grade:
477
55,338
# Students in 11th Grade:
481
52,326
# Students in 12th Grade:
527
50,345
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,553 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,931. The school district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,521 is less than the state median of $12,150. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AL)
Total Revenue
$90 MM
$9,671 MM
This chart display total revenue of Walker County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$83 MM
$9,086 MM
This chart display total spending of Walker County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,553
$12,931
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Walker County  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$11,521
$12,150
This chart display average spending per public school student in Walker County  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Walker County School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Cordova Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
35 North St
Cordova, AL 35550
(205) 483-7666
Grades: PK-4
| 329 students
Rank: #22.
Parrish Elementarymiddle School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
95 Engle St
Parrish, AL 35580
(205) 686-5061
Grades: PK-8
| 303 students
Rank: #33.
Bankhead Middle School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
110 School Rd
Cordova, AL 35550
(205) 483-7245
Grades: 5-8
| 320 students
Rank: #44.
Curry Elementary School
(Math: 12% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
85 Yellow Jacket Dr
Jasper, AL 35503
(205) 387-7845
Grades: PK-4
| 546 students
Rank: #55.
Valley Junior High School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
155 Valley School Rd
Jasper, AL 35504
(205) 483-9381
Grades: PK-8
| 577 students
Rank: #66.
Lupton Junior High School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1110 Prospect Rd
Nauvoo, AL 35578
(205) 384-5838
Grades: PK-8
| 416 students
Rank: #77.
Curry Middle School
(Math: 10% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
115 Yellow Jacket Dr
Jasper, AL 35503
(205) 384-3441
Grades: 5-8
| 341 students
Rank: #88.
Sumiton Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
71 1st Street North
Sumiton, AL 35148
(205) 648-5656
Grades: PK-4
| 665 students
Rank: #99.
Carbon Hill Elementaryjunior High School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 31%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
283 Bulldog Blvd
Carbon Hill, AL 35549
(205) 924-4101
Grades: PK-8
| 510 students
Rank: #1010.
Sumiton Middle School
(Math: 10% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
275 1st St N
Sumiton, AL 35148
(205) 648-2390
Grades: 5-8
| 485 students
Rank: #1111.
Curry High School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
155 Yellow Jacket Dr
Jasper, AL 35503
(205) 384-3887
Grades: 9-12
| 427 students
Rank: #1212.
Carbon Hill High School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
217 Bulldog Boulevard
Carbon Hill, AL 35549
(205) 924-8821
Grades: 9-12
| 354 students
Rank: #1313.
Oakman Middle School
(Math: 4% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
142 School St
Oakman, AL 35579
(205) 622-3611
Grades: PK-8
| 647 students
Rank: #1414.
Cordova High School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
183 School Road
Cordova, AL 35550
(205) 483-7404
Grades: 9-12
| 506 students
Rank: #1515.
Dora High School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
330 Glenn C Gant Cir
Dora, AL 35062
(205) 648-6863
Grades: 9-12
| 445 students
Rank: #1616.
Oakman High School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
10699 Main St
Oakman, AL 35579
(205) 622-3381
Grades: 9-12
| 330 students
Rank: n/an/a
Walker County Center Of Technology
Vocational School
1100 Viking Drive
Jasper, AL 35501
(205) 387-0561
Grades: 10-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Walker County Schools 180 Program
Alternative School
1601 Highland Avenue
Jasper, AL 35501
(205) 387-9984
Grades: K-12
| 0 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Walker County School District?
Walker County School District manages 18 public schools serving 7,201 students.
What is the rank of Walker County School District?
Walker County School District is ranked #89 out of 143 school districts in Alabama (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year.
What is the racial composition of students in Walker County School District?
88% of Walker County School District students are White, 6% of students are Black, 4% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Walker County School District?
Walker County School District has a student/teacher ratio of 18:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 19:1.
What is Walker County School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $11,521 is less than the state median of $12,150. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 18 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 7,201 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • : 87% (Btm 50% in AL)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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