12646 Burgess Avenue
Walker, LA 70785
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Walker High School serves 1,201 students in grades 10-12.
Walker High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

School Overview

Walker High School's student population of 1,201 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 10-12
Total Students
1,201 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
55 teachers
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School Rankings

Walker High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,267 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Walker High School is 0.27, 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 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1030 out of 1267 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
11%
43%
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White
85%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.27
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Graduation Rate
90%
81%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
7%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 10-12
  • Students: 1,201 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Top 50% in LA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.27 (Btm 50%)

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