Valley Junior High School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
155 Valley School Rd

Jasper, AL 35504

Tel: (205)483-9381
  • Valley Junior High School serves 671 students in grades KG-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the AL average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 44%.
  • Valley Junior High School operates within the Walker County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 671 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 671 students
Valley Junior High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Valley Junior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Valley Junior High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Valley Junior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.22 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
Valley Junior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Hispanic
8%
6%
Valley Junior High School Black Students (2001-2015)
Black
1%
33%
Valley Junior High School Black Students (2005-2015)
White
88%
56%
Valley Junior High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Valley Junior High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Valley Junior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Valley Junior 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.
0.22 0.32
Valley Junior 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.
59%
47%
Valley Junior 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.
5%
5%
Valley Junior 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 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)
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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School Reviews

5  9/19/2011
i love your school and wish you would have more buses that pick kids up around my house but i still think your staff is great and would not change my son school if i had to drive him an 1,0000 miles to get there keep up the good work
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