Walker Traditional Elementary School

  • Walker Traditional Elementary School serves 818 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 67% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 66% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60%.

Top Placements

Walker Traditional Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

  • Walker Traditional Elementary School's student population of 818 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2005)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students818 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Walker Traditional Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Walker Traditional Elementary School is 0.59, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#242 out of 2,174 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
6%
15%
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Black
54%
37%
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White
34%
40%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.590.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRichmond County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Walker Traditional Elementary School is Johnson Magnet (0.3 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Johnson Magnet (0.3 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Johnson Magnet (0.3 miles away)
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