Walker Middle Magnet School

Public, Magnet 6-8

 8282 N Mobley Rd
       Odessa, FL  33556-2437


(813) 631-4726

District: Hillsborough

SchoolDigger Rank:
50th of 1,148 Florida Middle Schools

Per Pupil Expenditures:  $7,631 Help

Student/teacher ratio:  17.6
Number of students:  1,024

Racial breakdown:

White:
39.8%
Hispanic:
31.2%
Asian:
16.6%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  38.9%

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Compare Details Walker Middle Magnet School ranks better than 95.6% of middle schools in Florida. It also ranks 2nd among 45 ranked middle schools in the Hillsborough School District. (See more...)
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Compare Details In 2022 the calculated Average Standard Score was 93.2. (See more...)
Student Body
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Compare Details Student population at Walker Middle Magnet School is diverse. Racial makeup is: White (39.8%), Hispanic (31.2%), Asian (16.6%). (See more...)
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Compare Details 38.9% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
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Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Walker Middle Magnet School is 17.6. 29 middle schools in the Hillsborough School District have better student/teacher ratios. (See more...)
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Compare Details The average total spent per student at Walker Middle Magnet School is $7,631. 33 middle schools in the Hillsborough School District spend more per student.
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Schooldigger 2022 Rankings:

Walker Middle Magnet School:

SchoolDigger ranks Walker Middle Magnet School 50th of 1148 Florida public middle schools. (See Walker Middle Magnet School in the ranking list.)

Hillsborough:

SchoolDigger ranks Hillsborough 43rd of 68 Florida school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Walker Middle Magnet School

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2014 91.74 49th 999 95.1%
2016 91.47 59th 997 94.1%
2017 92.42 61st 1031 94.1%
2018 93.26 51st 1035 95.1%
2019 91.50 62nd 1099 94.4%
2021 91.85 67th 1136 94.1%
2022 93.20 50th 1148 95.6%

Data source: test scores: Florida Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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by a parent
Friday, October 28, 2022

Open Quote My son attended Walker from 2019-2022. Walker Middle Magnet is an excellent learning environment for students committed to achieving academic excellence. Walker Middle truly prepares its students for high school life. Students are pushed to challenge themselves in their academics and extracurriculars activities. Mrs. Holloway does an excellent job running the show and communicating with parents. Her all-star team of teachers were always very prepared and offered a supportive learning environment to their students. My son made wonderful friends and he has great memories from his time at Walker. Close Quote


by a student
Thursday, August 27, 2020

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Enrollment information for Walker Middle Magnet School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
2012 418 40 61 182 3 2 36 0 742
2013 396 82 70 222 4 3 33 0 810
2014 373 109 91 283 2 5 37 0 900
2015 395 126 103 322 2 5 28 0 981
2016 434 99 128 307 1 8 35 0 1012
2017 463 77 139 301 1 11 32 0 1024
2018 446 67 128 282 1 10 41 0 975
2019 412 71 119 314 1 4 44 0 965
2020 413 64 138 325 1 2 51 0 994
2021 408 72 170 319 2 3 50 0 1024

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Walker Middle Magnet School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2012 742 46.6 15.9 25.6
2013 810 49.0 16.5 31.5
2014 900 57.0 15.7 37.9
2015 981 57.0 17.2 40.3
2016 1012 60.0 16.8 34.6
2017 1024 60.0 17.0 33
2018 975 62.0 15.7 33.5
2019 965 58.0 16.6 32.5
2020 994 57.0 17.4 32.4
2021 1024 58.0 17.6 38.9

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Walker Middle Magnet School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2012 742 46.6 15.9 25.6
2013 810 49.0 16.5 31.5
2014 900 57.0 15.7 37.9
2015 981 57.0 17.2 40.3
2016 1012 60.0 16.8 34.6
2017 1024 60.0 17.0 33
2018 975 62.0 15.7 33.5
2019 965 58.0 16.6 32.5
2020 994 57.0 17.4 32.4
2021 1024 58.0 17.6 38.9

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.
Finances

Per Pupil Expenditures for Walker Middle Magnet School

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YearExpenditures from Federal FundsExpenditures from State and Local FundsTotal Expenditures Per Pupil (All Funds)
2018 $345 (4.4%) $7,440 (95.6%) $7,785
2019 $355 (4.6%) $7,410 (95.4%) $7,766
2020 $474 (6.1%) $7,325 (93.9%) $7,798
2021 $1,029 (13.5%) $6,603 (86.5%) $7,631

Data source: Florida Department of Education
Pre and Post Pandemic Data

Impact of COVID-19 on Walker Middle Magnet School

The coronavirus has had a profound impact on education in America. Learning shifted online overnight, attendance numbers dwindled, and enrollment decreased. SchoolDigger.com is making it easier for you to better assess how COVID-19 has impacted your school. Through the collection of pre-pandemic (2019) and current data, SchoolDigger.com is sharing test scores, enrollment numbers and school demographics from schools across the country – and we make it easy to see how impacted schools compare locally and statewide.

Rankings

Rank
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
Rank
Pandemic (2021-2022)
Change (%)
Ranks 62nd of 1099 Middle schoolsRanks 50th of 1148 Middle schools
 1.3%

Test Scores

% proficient
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
% proficient
Pandemic (2021-2022)
Change (%)
6th Grade English Language Arts (Walker Middle Magnet School)8086
 6%
   6th Grade English Language Arts (Hillsborough)5352
 1%
   6th Grade English Language Arts (Florida)5452
 2%
6th Grade Mathematics (Walker Middle Magnet School)7780
 3%
   6th Grade Mathematics (Hillsborough)4945
 4%
   6th Grade Mathematics (Florida)5549
 6%
7th Grade English Language Arts (Walker Middle Magnet School)8180
 1%
   7th Grade English Language Arts (Hillsborough)5449
 5%
   7th Grade English Language Arts (Florida)5248
 4%
7th Grade Mathematics (Walker Middle Magnet School)8719
 68%
   7th Grade Mathematics (Hillsborough)6226
 36%
   7th Grade Mathematics (Florida)5446
 8%
8th Grade English Language Arts (Walker Middle Magnet School)8783
 4%
   8th Grade English Language Arts (Hillsborough)5347
 6%
   8th Grade English Language Arts (Florida)5649
 7%
8th Grade Mathematics (Walker Middle Magnet School)8389
 6%
   8th Grade Mathematics (Hillsborough)3147
 16%
   8th Grade Mathematics (Florida)4642
 4%
8th Grade Science (Walker Middle Magnet School)8181
   8th Grade Science (Hillsborough)4743
 4%
   8th Grade Science (Florida)4845
 3%
End of Course Civics (Walker Middle Magnet School)8993
 4%
   End of Course Civics (Hillsborough)6772
 5%
   End of Course Civics (Florida)7169
 2%
End of Course Algebra 1 (Walker Middle Magnet School)9896
 2%
   End of Course Algebra 1 (Hillsborough)6360
 3%
   End of Course Algebra 1 (Florida)6254
 8%
End of Course Geometry (Walker Middle Magnet School)100100
   End of Course Geometry (Hillsborough)5753
 4%
   End of Course Geometry (Florida)5750
 7%

Student Body

Number of students
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
Number of students
Pandemic (2020-2021)
Change (%)
Total Students9651024
 6.1%
African American7172
 1.4%
American Indian12
 100%
Asian119170
 42.9%
Hispanic314319
 1.6%
Pacific Islander43
 25%
White412408
 1%
Two or More Races4450
 13.6%
% Free/Discounted Lunch Recipients32.5%38.9%
 6.3%




Frequently Asked Questions about Walker Middle Magnet School

Students at Walker Middle Magnet School are 40% White, 31% Hispanic, 17% Asian, 7% African American, 5% Two or more races.

In the 2020-21 school year, 1,024 students attended Walker Middle Magnet School.

Yes! Walker Middle Magnet School is one of the best middle schools in the state. It ranks 50th of 1148 Florida middle schools.


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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Florida Department of Education. School Attendance Areas provided by ATTOM.

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