PROFICIENCY 44% 17% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #2 of 6 in Jasper City
  • Ranked #2 of 12 in Jasper
  • Ranked #385 of 1509 in Alabama
Proficiency Averages
35%Jasper City
36%Jasper
37%Alabama

Walker High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Jasper City" in Jasper, AL. There are a total of 836 students and 59 teachers at Walker High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 287 free lunch students and 45 reduced lunch students.

Walker High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 44.0%, which is 17% higher than the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students836
Teachers59
Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch287
Reduced lunch45

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment57
Taking some courses54
Taking some courses (not tests)4
Passing some courses4
Passing no courses41

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Walker High School, there are a total of 57 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 54 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All23%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School20-24%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All65%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School65-69%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Walker High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
Caucasian 74.8% 73.4% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 20.9% 18.6% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.8% 1.2% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.9% 4.3% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.1% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.6% 2.3% 1.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
T R Simmons Elementary School42%0.2Jasper, AL
Maddox Middle School40%0.7Jasper, AL
Memorial Pk Elementary School62%1.4Jasper, AL
West Jasper Elementary School25%1.6Jasper, AL
Valley Jr High School43%5.1Jasper, AL
Cordova Elementary School45%6.5Cordova, AL
Bankhead Middle School39%6.7Cordova, AL
Cordova High School27%6.9Cordova, AL
Parrish Elementary School32%7.0Parrish, AL
Curry High School32%8.9Jasper, AL
Curry Elementary School32%9.0Jasper, AL
Curry Middle School42%9.0Jasper, AL

Jasper demographics profile

StatisticJasperAlabamaNational
Population14,1374,841,164318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)4959291
Median age40.138.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%57%55%
Speak English97%95%79%
Speak Spanish2%3%13%

Education level achieved in Jasper

IndexJasperAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade81.6%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school79.3%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college52.6%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree30.9%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.6%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.1%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.8%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Walker High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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