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Northport, AL
Students enrolled: 652

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13051 Northside Rd
Northport, AL 35475

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(205) 342-2664
(205) 333-5491
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April 02, 2015
I took my child out of this school because they have a terrible habit of dishing out punishment before getting to the bottom of the problem. Pretty backwards approach for educators. I have also witnessed staff talking out of both sides of the mouth. My child has always loved going to school until the encounters he experienced at this school.

- submitted by a parent

April 24, 2014
To the parent who said the teachers at Walker Elementary don't teach spelling, I can tell you my child is taught new words every week and then tested on them every week; furthermore, I saw many misspelled words in YOUR comment. Maybe you should have used spell check or better yet a dictionary. With that said I do sometimes feel this school is a bit behind on some areas. My child is in the first grade so we have a ways to go in her education, but if I feel she is getting the short end of the stick in her education at any point I will look at other options. I have great confidence in Walker Elementary and my child has become even more of a shinning bright star since she has been there. We as parents have to do our part in teaching our kids new things too and preparing them for the future.

- submitted by a parent

April 18, 2014
I can only suggest this school if average is fine with you. An A in this school will only get you low b or a c in other schools. Education is very poor. Kids love it because they are limited on how much they will learn if they are not in the Gate program. So they have a lot of free time.

- submitted by a parent

January 19, 2014
look the fact is that they don't believe in teaching a child to spell because we as a society use spell check and all they need to no is how to identify a word. we have met with all 5 teachers I personally feel that only 2 of them are qualified to teach kindergarten much less 5 th grade. The administration is new and they (teachers) were quick to point fingers and put blame on the new assistant principal and new principal. I cam not recommend this school to anyone. I can only hope that the new administration can turn it around.

- submitted by a parent

April 15, 2010
Walker is a fantastic school. the faculty and staff really care for the kids and model the behavior and attitudes that they teach.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
May 28, 2009
Walker is a great school. I went there myself and my daughter will be attending there next year. The school is very family oriented and like another poster stated, all the families work very hard and it is just an overall GREAT community and one that I am proud to be a part of.

- submitted by a community member
no rating
October 27, 2008
Walker Elementary is an excellent school. I have two children who attend there. The principal, Mrs. Johnson and the assistant principal, Mrs. Hamner do an outstanding job of promoting the right atmosphere for learning. My kids are given many opportunities to succeed. The teachers are great, as well. They do such a good job of making sure our kids are prepared for the next grade level. The school is full of kids whose parents work hard for the things they have. The parents in the community are heavily involved in everything that goes on in school. If I could choose a place to send my kids, Walker Elementary would be it.

- submitted by a parent

September 22, 2004
I have 2 children who attend Walker & they love the school. They have both always had very great teachers. One of my children is in the Sp. Ed. program & Kris Garrison does a wonderful job to ensure that your child is learning to the best of his/her ability. And Mrs. Johnson really cares about her students. She listens to the parents & tries to do what is best for your child. My children have had 5 teachers total @ Walker, Mrs. Hamner, Mrs. Price, Mrs. Pate, Mrs. Connell & Mrs. Haas & every single one of them were outstanding teachers!

- submitted by a parent

August 10, 2003
Walker Elementary is a great school over all. My kids enjoy going to school each day and have had some great teachers.

- submitted by a parent

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Walker Elementary School
13051 Northside Rd, Northport, AL  35475
(205) 342-2664
Last modified Walker Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Walker Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 14 reviews. Top