Walker Traditional Elementary School

1301 Wrightsboro Rd
Augusta, GA 30901
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
Walker Traditional Elementary School serves 791 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Walker Traditional Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

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 791 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2019)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students791 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

Walker Traditional Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Walker Traditional Elementary School is 0.63, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#114 out of 2188 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
4%
4%
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Hispanic
7%
15%
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Black
53%
37%
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White
30%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.630.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRichmond County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Walker Traditional Elementary School is Johnson Magnet (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Augusta Johnson Magnet Magnet School
    Math: 50% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-12 | 686 students
    0.3 miles
    1324 Laney Walker Blvd
    Augusta, GA 30901
    (706) 823-6933
    0.3 6-12 686
  • Augusta Laney High School Math: 12% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 652 students
    0.3 miles
    1339 Laney Walker Blvd
    Augusta, GA 30901
    (706) 823-6900
    0.3 9-12 652
  • Augusta Josey High School Math: 2% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 520 students
    0.9 miles
    1701 15th St
    Augusta, GA 30901
    (706) 737-7360
    0.9 9-12 520
  • Augusta Davidson Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 85% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 6-12 | 808 students
    1.0 miles
    615 12th St
    Augusta, GA 30901
    (706) 823-6924
    1 6-12 808
  • Augusta Performance Learning Center Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 276 students
    1.0 miles
    1740 Walton Way
    Augusta, GA 30904
    (706) 796-4965
    1 9-12 276

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