Walnut Grove Elementary School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
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.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades OfferedGrades PK-6
Total Students259 students
Walnut Grove Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Walnut Grove Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Walnut Grove Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeWalnut Grove Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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/an/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 GroupsWalnut Grove Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAL 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.
0.300.58
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 $8,815 in this district is less than the state average of $10,181. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,279 is less than the state average of $10,301. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameMadison County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
28
6
Number of Students Managed18,9042,879
Madison County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$174 MM$30 MM
Madison County School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending$203 MM$30 MM
Madison County School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student$8,815$10,181
Madison County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,279$10,301
Madison County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MeridianvilleLynn Fanning Elementary School
    Grades: KG-3 | 530 students
    3.9 miles
    8861 Moores Mill Rd
    MeridianvilleAL 35759
    (256)828-6592
    3.9KG-3530
  • Hazel GreenHazel Green High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1421 students
    4 miles
    14380 Highway 231-431 N
    Hazel GreenAL 35750
    (256)828-0764
    49-121421
  • Hazel GreenHazel Green Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 804 students
    4.1 miles
    14250 Highway 231-431 N
    Hazel GreenAL 35750
    (256)828-6109
    4.1PK-4804
  • New MarketNew Market School
    Grades: PK-6 | 385 students
    4.8 miles
    P O Box 217
    New MarketAL 35761
    (256)379-2751
    4.8PK-6385
  • Hazel GreenMeridianville Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 646 students
    5.5 miles
    12975 Highway 231-431 N
    Hazel GreenAL 35750
    (256)829-1165
    5.57-8646

School Reviews

5  7/19/2017
It is a great school with amazing teachers and I think everone should go there.
- Posted by

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
November 09, 2017
The Common Core State Standards Initiative, more commonly referred to simply as “Common Core”, was introduced to help American students graduate from high school better prepared for career and college. But what exactly are these "common core" standards, and are they working?
November 07, 2017
In Indiana, a voucher program is up and running and changing the face of public education in the state.
October 25, 2017
Empower yourself and your children by learning what parents can do to protect their children from bullies and bullying behavior as they enter this new school year.