Walker County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 18 public schools serving 7,176 students in Walker County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, 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 41% (versus the Alabama public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Walker County School District are Cordova Elementary School, Curry Elementary School and Parrish Elementarymiddle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Walker County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Alabama public school average of 47% (majority Black).

Overview

School District Name
Walker County School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
18 Schools
1,552 Schools
# Students
7,176 Students
731,765 Students
# Teachers
431 Teachers
42,338 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Walker County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 139 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 87% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AL)
Overall District Rank
#74 out of 139 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Walker County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
45%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
95%
91%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Walker County  School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.22
0.61
# American Indian Students
20 Students
6,802 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
12 Students
10,976 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
257 Students
68,594 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
9%
# Black Students
432 Students
235,870 Students
% Black Students
6%
32%
# White Students
6,337 Students
389,026 Students
% White Students
88%
53%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
915 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
115 Students
19,582 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
260
18,409
# Students in K Grade:
528
53,003
# Students in 1st Grade:
553
54,852
# Students in 2nd Grade:
528
53,708
# Students in 3rd Grade:
503
53,520
# Students in 4th Grade:
519
53,607
# Students in 5th Grade:
546
54,664
# Students in 6th Grade:
510
57,108
# Students in 7th Grade:
543
58,734
# Students in 8th Grade:
573
57,965
# Students in 9th Grade:
515
57,772
# Students in 10th Grade:
526
55,659
# Students in 11th Grade:
552
52,297
# Students in 12th Grade:
520
50,467
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,906 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,215. The school district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,168 is less than the state median of $11,262. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AL)
Total Revenue
$78 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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$80 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 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,906
$11,215
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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$11,168
$11,262
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 2018-19 school year data.

Best Walker County School District Public Schools (2022)

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
| 347 students
Rank: #22.
Curry Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
85 Yellow Jacket Dr
Jasper, AL 35503
(205) 387-7845
Grades: PK-4
| 508 students
Rank: #33.
Parrish Elementarymiddle School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
95 Engle St
Parrish, AL 35580
(205) 686-5061
Grades: PK-8
| 271 students
Rank: #44.
Bankhead Middle School
Math: 49% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
110 School Rd
Cordova, AL 35550
(205) 483-7245
Grades: 5-8
| 322 students
Rank: #55.
Curry Middle School
Math: 44% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
115 Yellow Jacket Dr
Jasper, AL 35503
(205) 384-3441
Grades: 5-8
| 351 students
Rank: #66.
Valley Junior High School
Math: 44% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
155 Valley School Rd
Jasper, AL 35504
(205) 483-9381
Grades: PK-8
| 554 students
Rank: #77.
Lupton Junior High School
Math: 42% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1110 Prospect Rd
Nauvoo, AL 35578
(205) 384-5838
Grades: PK-8
| 414 students
Rank: #88.
Curry High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
155 Yellow Jacket Dr
Jasper, AL 35503
(205) 384-3887
Grades: 9-12
| 456 students
Rank: #99.
Sumiton Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
71 1st Street North
Sumiton, AL 35148
(205) 648-5656
Grades: PK-4
| 618 students
Rank: #1010.
Carbon Hill Elementaryjunior High School
Math: 39% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
283 Bulldog Blvd
Carbon Hill, AL 35549
(205) 924-4101
Grades: PK-8
| 509 students
Rank: #1111.
Sumiton Middle School
Math: 38% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(3)
275 1st St N
Sumiton, AL 35148
(205) 648-2390
Grades: 5-8
| 511 students
Rank: #1212.
Carbon Hill High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
217 Bulldog Boulevard
Carbon Hill, AL 35549
(205) 924-8821
Grades: 9-12
| 342 students
Rank: #1313.
Oakman Middle School
Math: 30% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
142 School St
Oakman, AL 35579
(205) 622-3611
Grades: PK-8
| 658 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
| 493 students
Rank: #1515.
Oakman High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
10699 Main St
Oakman, AL 35579
(205) 622-3381
Grades: 9-12
| 345 students
Rank: #1616.
Dora High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
330 Glenn C Gant Cir
Dora, AL 35062
(205) 648-6863
Grades: 9-12
| 477 students
Rank: n/an/a
Walker County Center Of Technology
Vocational School
1100 Viking Drive
Jasper, AL 35501
(205) 387-0561
Grades: 10-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Walker County Schools 180 Program
Alternative School
1601 Highland Avenue
Jasper, AL 35501
(205) 387-9984
Grades: K-12
| n/a students

Recent Articles

School Safety: Shootings
School Safety: Shootings
Teachers and parents must be prepared for anything that impacts the safety of our young people.
What are the Top High Schools in Boston?
What are the Top High Schools in Boston?
We review recent rankings from Boston Magazine that shows the top-rated high schools in this extensive school district.
An Overview of the Funding of Public Schools
An Overview of the Funding of Public Schools
Learn about how public schools are funded today and how the federal and local monies are allocated.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Walker County
  • 1710 Alabama Av, Jasper, AL, 35501-4966
  • (205) 387-0555
  • walkercountyschools.com
  • Students: 7,176 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 30% in AL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 41% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.22

Quick Links