Walker County School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 18 public schools serving 7,680 students in Walker County School District. Walker County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
The top ranked public schools in Walker County School District are Cordova Elementary School, Curry Elementary School and Parrish Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Walker County School District have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the Alabama public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 46% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Alabama public school average of 45% (majority Black).

Overview

School District NameWalker County School District
School District Websitehttp://www.walkercountyschools.com
School District Phone Number(205) 387-0555
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AL)
# of Schools18 Schools1,473 Schools
# of Students7,680 Students740,870 Students
# of Teachers438 Teachers42,084 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1

District Comparison

Walker County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 138 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90% has increased from 81% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#90 out of 138 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Walker County  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
47%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90%
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 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.190.59
# of American Indian Students10 Students6,927 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students7 Students10,748 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# of Hispanic Students206 Students58,644 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
8%
# of Black Students455 Students243,225 Students
% Black Students
6%
33%
# of White Students6,914 Students403,886 Students
% White Students
90%
55%
# of Hawaiian Students3 Students837 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students85 Students16,603 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:38915,520
# of Students in Kindergarten:59554,877
# of Students in 1st Grade:55356,316
# of Students in 2nd Grade:57955,468
# of Students in 3rd Grade:53257,386
# of Students in 4th Grade:54858,396
# of Students in 5th Grade:60057,777
# of Students in 6th Grade:54255,487
# of Students in 7th Grade:52455,345
# of Students in 8th Grade:58954,934
# of Students in 9th Grade:59057,297
# of Students in 10th Grade:55155,313
# of Students in 11th Grade:54953,914
# of Students in 12th Grade:53952,840
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $10,229 in this school district is less than the state median of $10,763. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,711 is less than the state median of $10,762. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (AL)
Total Revenue$79 MM$31 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 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$82 MM$31 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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,229$10,763
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Walker County  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,711$10,762
This chart display average spending per public school student in Walker County  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Walker County School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Cordova Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    35 North St
    Cordova, AL 35550
    (205) 483-7666

    Grades: PK-4 | 392 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Curry Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    85 Yellow Jacket Dr
    Jasper, AL 35503
    (205) 387-7845

    Grades: PK-4 | 557 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Parrish Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    95 Engle St
    Parrish, AL 35580
    (205) 686-5061

    Grades: PK-6 | 217 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Curry High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    155 Yellow Jacket Dr
    Jasper, AL 35503
    (205) 384-3887

    Grades: 9-12 | 486 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Sumiton Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    71 1st Street North
    Sumiton, AL 35148
    (205) 648-5656

    Grades: PK-4 | 627 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Lupton Junior High School Math: 45% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1110 Prospect Rd
    Nauvoo, AL 35578
    (205) 384-5838

    Grades: PK-8 | 463 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Carbon Hill High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    217 Bulldog Boulevard
    Carbon Hill, AL 35549
    (205) 924-8821

    Grades: 9-12 | 383 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Valley Junior High School Math: 43% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    155 Valley School Rd
    Jasper, AL 35504
    (205) 483-9381

    Grades: PK-8 | 617 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Curry Middle School Math: 40% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    115 Yellow Jacket Dr
    Jasper, AL 35503
    (205) 384-3441

    Grades: 5-8 | 346 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Bankhead Middle School Math: 40% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    110 School Rd
    Cordova, AL 35550
    (205) 483-7245

    Grades: 5-8 | 312 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Oakman High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    10699 Main St
    Oakman, AL 35579
    (205) 622-3381

    Grades: 9-12 | 392 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Carbon Hill Elementaryjunior High School Math: 38% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    283 Bulldog Blvd
    Carbon Hill, AL 35549
    (205) 924-4101

    Grades: PK-8 | 619 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Oakman Middle School Math: 33% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    142 School St
    Oakman, AL 35579
    (205) 622-3611

    Grades: PK-8 | 709 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Cordova High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    183 School Road
    Cordova, AL 35550
    (205) 483-7404

    Grades: 9-12 | 449 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Sumiton Middle School Math: 27% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    275 1st St N
    Sumiton, AL 35148
    (205) 648-2390

    Grades: 5-8 | 592 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Dora High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    330 Glenn C Gant Cir
    Dora, AL 35062
    (205) 648-6863

    Grades: 9-12 | 519 students
  • Rank: #17-1817.- 18.
    Walker County Center Of Technology Vocational School
    1100 Viking Drive
    Jasper, AL 35501
    (205) 387-0561

    Grades: 10-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #17-1817.- 18.
    Walker County Schools 180 Program Alternative School
    1601 Highland Avenue
    Jasper, AL 35501
    (205) 387-9984

    Grades: K-12 | n/a student
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