Walker Elementary School

Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Walker Elementary School serves 693 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 18:1 is higher than 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 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Walker Elementary School's student population of 693 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students693 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 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 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState 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 Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
2%
33%
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White
92%
55%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.150.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTuscaloosa County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Walker Elementary School is Northside High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Northside Middle School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Northport Northside Middle School Math: 58% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 346 students
    0.2 miles
    19130 Northside Parkway
    Northport, AL 35475
    (205) 342-2740
    0.2 6-8 346
  • Northport Northside High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 469 students
    0.3 miles
    19230 Northside Parkway
    Northport, AL 35475
    (205) 342-2755
    0.3 9-12 469
  • Northport Tuscaloosa County High School Math: 48% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,518 student
    10.9 miles
    12500 Wildcat Dr
    Northport, AL 35475
    (205) 342-2670
    10.9 9-12 1,518
  • Northport Northport Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 600 students
    11.5 miles
    13695 Frankie Thomas Trace
    Northport, AL 35475
    (205) 342-2862
    11.5 PK-2 600
  • Northport Huntington Place Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 565 students
    11.6 miles
    11601 Huntington Pl
    Northport, AL 35475
    (205) 342-2652
    11.6 K-5 565

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