Walker Butte K-8
9 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Walker Butte K-8
Walker Butte K-8 is an amazing school located in the heart of Arizona. It is a public school that serves students in grades kindergarten through eighth grade. Walker Butte K-8 is known for its commitment to excellence in education and its dedication to providing a safe and secure learning environment. The school offers a variety of activities and programs to help students reach their full potential. Walker Butte K-8 also provides a strong academic curriculum and a wide range of extracurricular activities. The school is also home to a number of clubs and organizations, including Student Council and National Junior Honor Society. Walker Butte K-8 is committed to providing students with the best possible education and preparing them for success in college and beyond.
29697 N Desert Willow Blvd
Florence, AZ 85132
Pre-K – 8
Overview Walker Butte K-8
Walker Butte K-8 serves 628 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Walker Butte K-8 placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 23% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).
Verdict on Walker Butte K-8
Walker Butte K-8 is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Walker Butte K-8 is 0.63, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.