Oakman High School

  • Oakman High School serves 401 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the AL average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 44%.
  • Oakman High School operates within the Walker County School District.
  • Walker County School District's 74% graduation rate is equal to the AL state average of 74%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 401 students has grown by 60% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 401 students
Oakman High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Oakman High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Oakman High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Oakman High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.12 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 18:1 18:1
Oakman High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
1%
Oakman High School Asian Students (1999-2001)
Hispanic
n/a
6%
Oakman High School Black Students (1996-2010)
Black
4%
33%
Oakman High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
94%
56%
Oakman High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Oakman High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Oakman High School Two Or More Races Students (2014-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Oakman High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.12 0.32
Oakman High 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.
49%
47%
Oakman High 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.
12%
5%
Oakman High 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 district's graduation rate of 74% has decreased from 96% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,630 in this district is less than the state average of $9,721. The district revenue/student has declined by 13% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,179 is less than the state average of $10,229. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat 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 (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 74% 74%
Walker County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $78 MM $28 MM
Walker County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $82 MM $29 MM
Walker County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,630 $9,721
Walker County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,179 $10,229
Walker County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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  • OakmanOakman Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 719 students
    0.3 miles
    Box 287
    OakmanAL 35579
    (205)622-3611
    0.3PK-8719
  • ParrishParrish Elementary School
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    6.4 miles
    Box 109
    ParrishAL 35580
    (205)686-5061
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    Grades: PK-5 | 262 students
    9.8 miles
    1400 W 19th St
    JasperAL 35501
    (205)384-4311
    9.8PK-5262
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    Grades: 6-8 | 592 students
    10.5 miles
    201 Panther Trail
    JasperAL 35501
    (205)384-3235
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    10.5 miles
    907 12th Ave Sw
    JasperAL 35501
    (205)387-1468
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