Walton Middle School

  • Walton Middle School serves 663 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the FL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 60%.
  • Walton Middle School operates within the Walton School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 663 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 663 students
Walton Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Walton Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Walton Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Walton Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.49 is more than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Walton Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
3%
Walton Middle School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
10%
31%
Walton Middle School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
16%
23%
Walton Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
69%
40%
Walton Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Walton Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
5%
3%
Walton Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Walton Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown FL 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.
0.49 0.46
Walton Middle 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.
66%
53%
Walton Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2015)
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.
7%
5%
Walton Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Walton School District's student population of 8,435 students has grown by 11% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,312 in this district is less than the state average of $12,021. The district revenue/student has declined by 11% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,108 is less than the state average of $12,230. The district spending/student has declined by 24% over four years.
School District Name Walton School District
Number of Schools
Managed
22
22
Number of Students Managed 8,435 10,184
Walton School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $91 MM $122 MM
Walton School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $90 MM $125 MM
Walton School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,312 $12,021
Walton School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,108 $12,230
Walton School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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