Walker County School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 13 public elementary schools serving 6,381 students in Walker County School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Georgia.
Public Elementary Schools in Walker County School District have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the Georgia public elementary school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 44% statewide average).
The top ranked public elementary 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. Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Georgia public elementary school average of 61% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Walker County School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Georgia for:

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Walker County School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (GA)
# Schools
13 Schools
1,835 Schools
# Students
6,381 Students
1,249,500 Students
# Teachers
545 Teachers
83,520 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Walker County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 208 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 Data
This School District
State 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
0.26
0.69
# American Indian Students
11 Students
2,443 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
19 Students
51,073 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
4%
# Hispanic Students
198 Students
199,862 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
16%
# Black Students
339 Students
458,590 Students
% Black Students
6%
37%
# White Students
5,490 Students
486,794 Students
% White Students
86%
39%
# Hawaiian Students
6 Students
1,317 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
318 Students
48,525 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
312
46,391
# Students in K Grade:
690
125,692
# Students in 1st Grade:
672
128,233
# Students in 2nd Grade:
642
130,034
# Students in 3rd Grade:
712
135,942
# Students in 4th Grade:
684
138,289
# Students in 5th Grade:
726
139,194
# Students in 6th Grade:
633
135,224
# Students in 7th Grade:
652
128,189
# Students in 8th Grade:
658
126,038
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
4,803
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
4,637
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
3,562
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
3,272
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,206 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,496. 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 $11,705. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (GA)
Total Revenue
$99 MM
$36 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
$11,496
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
$11,705
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 Elementary Schools (2021-22)

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%
(2)
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%
(2)
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%
(4)
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.
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: #1010.
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: #1111.
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: #1212.
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: #1313.
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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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 6,381 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 88% (Top 50% in GA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 39% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.26

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