Bankhead Middle School

Tel: (205)483-7245
  • Bankhead Middle School serves 355 students in grades 5-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the AL average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 44%.
  • Bankhead Middle School operates within the Walker County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 355 students has grown by 16% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 355 students
Bankhead Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Bankhead Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Bankhead Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Bankhead Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1 18:1
Bankhead Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
1%
6%
Bankhead Middle School Black Students (2001-2015)
Black
6%
33%
Bankhead Middle School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
93%
56%
Bankhead Middle School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Bankhead Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
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.
0.13 0.32
Bankhead Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
55%
47%
Bankhead Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2015)
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.
11%
5%
Bankhead Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Walker County School District's student population of 7,300 students has decreased by 10% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,244 in this district is less than the state average of $9,717. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,379 is less than the state average of $9,955. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District Name Walker County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
6
Number of Students Managed 7,300 2,879
Walker County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $75 MM $28 MM
Walker County School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $76 MM $29 MM
Walker County School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $9,244 $9,717
Walker County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $9,379 $9,955
Walker County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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