3200 Walnut St
Gadsden, AL 35904
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Walnut Park Elementary School serves 254 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Walnut Park Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Walnut Park Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Walnut Park Elementary School's student population of 254 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
254 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Walnut Park Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Walnut Park Elementary School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#843 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
15%
8%
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Black
18%
33%
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White
64%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.54
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 254 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.54 (Top 50%)

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