13051 Northside Rd
Northport, AL 35475
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Walker Elementary School serves 704 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Walker Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 704 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Walker Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Walker Elementary School's student population of 704 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
704 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
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School Rankings

Walker Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Walker Elementary School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#200 out of 1263 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
4%
9%
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Black
3%
32%
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White
92%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score
0.15
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
6%
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
Fall Break (Schools and Central Office Closed)
October 10, 2022 (Monday)
Spring Break (Schools and Central Office Closed)
March 13, 2023 (Monday)
April Break (Weather Day) - Schools Closed
April 07, 2023 (Friday)
Teacher Work Day - Last Day
May 26, 2023 (Friday)
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 704 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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