Walker Elementary School

364 Walker Ave
Ashland, OR 97520
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Walker Elementary School serves 344 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Walker Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Oregon for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Oregon state average of 41%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Oregon state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is equal to the Oregon state level of 20:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Oregon state average of 38% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Walker Elementary School's student population of 344 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students344 students
This chart display total students of Walker Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Walker Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Walker Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Walker Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Walker Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,200 schools in Oregon (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Walker Elementary School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OR)
Overall Testing Rank
#677 out of 1200 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Walker Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Walker Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Oregon by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Walker Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Oregon by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:120:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Walker Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Oregon by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Walker Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Walker Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
15%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Walker Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Walker Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
68%
62%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Walker Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Walker Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Two or more races
12%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Walker Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Oregon by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Walker Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OR.
Diversity Score
0.500.56
This chart display the diversity score of Walker Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Oregon by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Walker Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Oregon by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Walker Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Oregon by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAshland 5 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, OR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Walker Elementary School is Ashland High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Ashland Middle School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ashland Ashland Middle School Math: 62% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 569 students
    0.4 miles
    100 Walker Ave
    Ashland, OR 97520
    (541) 482-1611
    0.4 6-8 569
  • Ashland John Muir Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-8 | 121 students
    0.4 miles
    100 Walker Ave
    Ashland, OR 97520
    (541) 482-8577
    0.4 K-8 121
  • Ashland Ashland High School Math: 58% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,027 student
    0.6 miles
    201 S Mountain Ave
    Ashland, OR 97520
    (541) 482-8771
    0.6 9-12 1,027
  • Ashland Bellview Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 322 students
    1.2 miles
    1070 Tolman Creek Rd
    Ashland, OR 97520
    (541) 482-1310
    1.2 K-5 322
  • Ashland Helman Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 344 students
    1.9 miles
    705 Helman St
    Ashland, OR 97520
    (541) 482-5620
    1.9 K-5 344

School Reviews

Review Walker Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Learn about how public schools are implementing new forms of physical education instruction, which range from yoga classes to even online gym courses.
Beyond tests and homework, some public school students face greater challenges, including the uncertainty of where they will sleep each night. Learn about the increase in homeless students and what public schools are doing to meet the challenge.
Nearly 10% of students will encounter sexual misconduct at school. Make sure you know how to protect your child and recognize the signs of potential sex abuse.