Walnut Grove Elementary School

Tel: (256)828-4677
  • Walnut Grove Elementary School serves 259 students in grades PK-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the AL average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority American Indian and Black), which is less than the state average of 44%.
  • Walnut Grove Elementary School operates within the Madison County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 259 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 259 students
Walnut Grove Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Walnut Grove Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Walnut Grove Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Walnut Grove Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.30 is less than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 18:1
Walnut Grove Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
7%
1%
Walnut Grove Elementary School American Indian Students (1990-2015)
Asian
n/a
1%
Walnut Grove Elementary School Asian Students (1998-1999)
Hispanic
3%
6%
Walnut Grove Elementary School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
6%
33%
Walnut Grove Elementary School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
83%
56%
Walnut Grove Elementary School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Walnut Grove Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Walnut Grove Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Walnut Grove Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.30 0.32
Walnut Grove Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
42%
47%
Walnut Grove Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
5%
Walnut Grove Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Madison County School District's student population of 18,904 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,631 in this district is less than the state average of $9,721. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,113 is higher than the state average of $10,229. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Madison County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
28
6
Number of Students Managed 18,904 2,879
Madison County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $190 MM $28 MM
Madison County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $219 MM $29 MM
Madison County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,631 $9,721
Madison County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,113 $10,229
Madison County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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