Walker County School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 15 public schools serving 8,810 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 Georgia.
Public Schools in Walker County School District have an average math proficiency score of 35% (versus the Georgia public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 39% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Walker County School District are Fairyland Elementary School, Chattanooga Valley Elementary School and Cherokee Ridge Elementary 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 Georgia.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Georgia public school average of 60% (majority Black).

Overview

School District NameWalker County School District
School District Websitehttp://www.walkerschools.org
School District Phone Number(706) 638-1240
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2018-2019 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (GA)
# of Schools15 Schools2,306 Schools
# of Students8,810 Students1,768,514 Students
# of Teachers706 Teachers114,199 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1

District Rank

Walker County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 211 school districts in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 88% has increased from 78% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (GA)
Overall District Rank
#110 out of 213 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)
35%
44%
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 GA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
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 GA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
88%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Walker County  School District and public school graduation rate of GA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.270.69
# of American Indian Students20 Students3,439 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students35 Students72,420 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
4%
# of Hispanic Students288 Students275,759 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
15%
# of Black Students505 Students648,311 Students
% Black Students
6%
37%
# of White Students7,526 Students702,050 Students
% White Students
86%
40%
# of Hawaiian Students6 Students1,839 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students430 Students64,595 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:31247,695
# of Students in Kindergarten:690126,466
# of Students in 1st Grade:672128,238
# of Students in 2nd Grade:642130,069
# of Students in 3rd Grade:712135,972
# of Students in 4th Grade:684138,324
# of Students in 5th Grade:726139,234
# of Students in 6th Grade:633135,269
# of Students in 7th Grade:652132,837
# of Students in 8th Grade:658132,393
# of Students in 9th Grade:696147,700
# of Students in 10th Grade:587135,403
# of Students in 11th Grade:617123,236
# of Students in 12th Grade:529115,678
# of Ungraded Students: - -

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,206 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,799. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,186 is less than the state median of $11,763. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (GA)
Total Revenue$99 MM$37 MM
This chart display total revenue of Walker County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$99 MM$37 MM
This chart display total spending of Walker County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,206$11,799
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 GA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,186$11,763
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 GA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best Walker County School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Fairyland Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1306 Lula Lake Rd
    Lookout Mountain, GA 30750
    (706) 820-1171

    Grades: PK-5 | 289 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Chattanooga Valley Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    3420 Chattanooga Valley Rd
    Flintstone, GA 30725
    (706) 820-2511

    Grades: PK-5 | 530 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Cherokee Ridge Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2423 Johnson Rd
    Chickamauga, GA 30707
    (706) 375-9831

    Grades: PK-5 | 639 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Saddle Ridge Elementary And Middle School Math: 41% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    9858 N Highway 27
    Rock Spring, GA 30739
    (706) 375-1219

    Grades: PK-8 | 584 students
  • Rank: #55.
    North Lafayette Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    610 N Duke St
    La Fayette, GA 30728
    (706) 638-1869

    Grades: PK-5 | 449 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Chattanooga Valley Middle School Math: 39% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    847 Allgood Rd
    Flintstone, GA 30725
    (706) 820-0735

    Grades: 6-8 | 497 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Rock Spring Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    372 Highway 95
    Rock Spring, GA 30739
    (706) 764-1383

    Grades: PK-5 | 419 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Lafayette Middle School Math: 37% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    419 Roadrunner Blvd
    La Fayette, GA 30728
    (706) 638-6440

    Grades: 6-8 | 625 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Lafayette High School Math: 34% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    100 Rambler Dr
    La Fayette, GA 30728
    (706) 638-2342

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,112 student
  • Rank: #1010.
    Rossville Middle School Math: 26% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    316 Bull Dog Trl
    Rossville, GA 30741
    (706) 820-0638

    Grades: 6-8 | 512 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Ridgeland High School Math: 28% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2478 Happy Valley Rd
    Rossville, GA 30741
    (706) 820-9361

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,317 student
  • Rank: #1212.
    Naomi Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4038 E Highway 136
    La Fayette, GA 30728
    (706) 638-2443

    Grades: PK-5 | 366 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Gilbert Elementary School Math: 26% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    87 S Burnt Mill Rd
    La Fayette, GA 30728
    (706) 638-2432

    Grades: PK-5 | 499 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Rossville Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1250 Wilson Rd
    Rossville, GA 30741
    (706) 866-5901

    Grades: PK-5 | 492 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Stone Creek Elementary School Math: 27% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1600 Happy Valley Rd
    Rossville, GA 30741
    (706) 866-3600

    Grades: PK-5 | 480 students
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