Walker High School

12646 Burgess Avenue
Walker, LA 70785
(School attendance zone shown in map)
8/
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Top 30%
Serving 1,998 students in grades 9-12, Walker High School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 40%).
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,998 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • : 89% (Top 50% in LA)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 41% (Top 30%)
  • : 50% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Walker High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Walker High School's student population of 1,998 students has grown by 70% over five school years.
The teacher population of 93 teachers has grown by 57% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,998 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
93 teachers
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School Rankings

Walker High School ranks within the top 30% of all 1,237 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Walker High School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (LA)
#296 out of 1237 schools
(Top 30%)
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41%
29%
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50%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
9%
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Black
14%
42%
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White
77%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
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 LA.
0.39
This chart display the diversity score of Walker High School and the public school average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
89%
83%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Walker High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Walker High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Walker High School's ranking?
Walker High School is ranked #296 out of 1,237 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Louisiana.
What schools are Walker High School often compared to?
Walker High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Denham Springs High School, Live Oak High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
41% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% LA state average), while 50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% LA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Walker High School?
The graduation rate of Walker High School is 89%, which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 83%.
How many students attend Walker High School?
1,998 students attend Walker High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
77% of Walker High School students are White, 14% of students are Black, 6% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Walker High School?
Walker High School has a student ration of 21:1, which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 17:1.
What grades does Walker High School offer ?
Walker High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Walker High School part of?
Walker High School is part of Livingston Parish School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,998 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • : 89% (Top 50%)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 41% (Top 30%)
  • : 50% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

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