Walnut Park Elementary School

3200 Walnut St
Gadsden, AL 35904
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 200 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Walnut Park Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 200 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • : Bottom 50% in AL
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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 200 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 29% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
200 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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School Rankings

Walnut Park Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,285 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Walnut Park Elementary School is 0.59, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AL)
#699 out of 1285 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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15-19%
29%
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40-44%
47%
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21-39%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
18:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
15%
10%
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Black
22%
32%
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White
59%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.59
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Walnut Park Elementary School's ranking?
Walnut Park Elementary School is ranked #699 out of 1,285 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% AL state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% AL state average).
How many students attend Walnut Park Elementary School?
200 students attend Walnut Park Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of Walnut Park Elementary School students are White, 22% of students are Black, 15% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Walnut Park Elementary School?
Walnut Park Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Walnut Park Elementary School offer ?
Walnut Park Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Walnut Park Elementary School part of?
Walnut Park Elementary School is part of Gadsden City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 200 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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