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Georgia Walker County Public Schools

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County Profile

Incorporated: December 18,1833

Population: 61,053

Total Area: 446.3 Square miles

Cities and Towns

• LaFayette (County Seat)

• Chickamauga
• Lookout Mountain
• Rossville

Walker County, the 99th county created in the state, was formed from part of Cherokee County in 1833. It was named after Major Freeman Walker of Augusta, a lawyer and U.S. Senator.

Walker County is home to the John B. Gordon Hall which is the oldest standing brick school building in Georgia, completed in 1836.

Walker County has two of Georgia's top 25 tourist attractions: Chickamauga-Chattanooga Battlefield National Park and Rock City Gardens.

Walker County is one of about 3,141 counties and county equivalents in the United States. It has 446.6 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 145.5 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population grew by 20.4%. On the 2000 census form, 99.2% of the population reported only one race, with 3.8% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 0.9% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.54 persons compared to an average family size of 2.98 persons.

In 2008 manufacturing was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $33,179. Per capita income grew by 6.6% between 1998 and 2008 (adjusted for inflation).

 

People & Income Overview
(By Place of Residence)
Value Industry Overview (2008)
(By Place of Work)
Value
Population (2009) 64,983 Covered Employment 14,205
   Growth (%) since 1990 11.4%    Average wage per job $29,386
Households (2000) 23,605 Manufacturing - % all jobs in County 37.0%
Labor Force (persons) (2009) 32,153    Average wage per job $33,179
Unemployment Rate (2009) 10.4 Transportation & Warehousing - % all jobs in County 1.5%
Per Capita Personal Income (2008) $27,715    Average wage per job $38,993
Median Household Income (2008) $39,360 Health Care, Social Assist. - % all jobs in County 6.1%
Poverty Rate (2008) 15.2    Average wage per job $25,622
H.S. Diploma or More - % of Adults 25+ (2000) 66.8 Finance and Insurance - % all jobs in County 2.5%
Bachelor's Deg. or More - % of Adults 25+ (2000) 10.2    Average wage per job $43,244

 

 

1. CHATTANOOGA VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 3420 Chattanooga Valley Rd, Flintstone, GA 30725
Phone: (706) 820-2511
County: Walker County
Enrollment: 644
Grades: KG-5

2. CHATTANOOGA VALLEY MIDDLE SCHOOL
Address: 847 Allgood Rd, Flintstone, GA 30725
Phone: (706) 820-0735
County: Walker County
Enrollment: 520
Grades: 6-8

3. CHEROKEE RIDGE ELEMENTARY
Address: 2423 Johnson Rd, Chickamauga, GA 30707
Phone: (706) 375-9831
County: Walker County
Enrollment: 876
Grades: PK-5

4. CHICKAMAUGA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 210 Crescent Ave, Chickamauga, GA 30707
Phone: (706) 382-3100
County: Walker County
Enrollment: 541
Grades: PK-5

5. FAIRYLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 1306 Lula Lake Rd, Lookout Mountain, GA 30750
Phone: (706) 820-1171
County: Walker County
Enrollment: 317
Grades: PK-5

6. GILBERT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 87 S Burnt Mill Rd, La Fayette, GA 30728
Phone: (706) 638-2432
County: Walker County
Enrollment: 466
Grades: PK-5

7. GORDON LEE HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 105 Lee Cir, Chickamauga, GA 30707
Phone: (706) 382-3100
County: Walker County
Enrollment: 461
Grades: 9-12

8. GORDON LEE MIDDLE SCHOOL
Address: 300 Crescent Ave, Chickamauga, GA 30707
Phone: (706) 382-3100
County: Walker County
Enrollment: 340
Grades: 6-8

9. LAFAYETTE HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 5178 Round Pond Rd, La Fayette, GA 30728
Phone: (706) 638-2342
County: Walker County
Enrollment: 1,188
Grades: 9-12

10. LAFAYETTE MIDDLE SCHOOL
Address: 419 Roadrunner Blvd, La Fayette, GA 30728
Phone: (706) 638-6440
County: Walker County
Enrollment: 967
Grades: 6-8

11. LAFAYETTE OMBUDSMAN LEARNING CENTER
Address: Po Box 29, Lafayette, GA 30728
Phone: (706) 638-7963
County: Walker County
Enrollment: N/A
Grades: 0

12. NAOMI ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 4038 E Highway 136, La Fayette, GA 30728
Phone: (706) 638-2443
County: Walker County
Enrollment: 491
Grades: PK-5

13. NORTH LAFAYETTE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 610 N Duke St, La Fayette, GA 30728
Phone: (706) 638-1869
County: Walker County
Enrollment: 597
Grades: PK-5

14. RIDGELAND HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 2478 Happy Valley Rd, Rossville, GA 30741
Phone: (706) 820-9361
County: Walker County
Enrollment: 1,324
Grades: 9-12

15. ROCK SPRING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 372 Highway 95, Rock Spring, GA 30739
Phone: (706) 764-1383
County: Walker County
Enrollment: 375 PK-5

16. ROSSVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 1250 Wilson Rd, Rossville, GA 30741
Phone: (706) 866-5901
County: Walker County
Enrollment: 562
Grades: PK-5

17. ROSSVILLE MIDDLE SCHOOL
Address: Po Box 29, Lafayette, GA 30728
Phone: (706) 820-0638
County: Walker County
Enrollment: 621
Grades: 6-8

18. ROSSVILLE OMBUDSMAN LEARNING CENTER
Address: 1405 Mcfarland Ave, Rossville, GA 30741
Phone: (706) 638-7963
County: Walker County
Enrollment: N/A
Grades: 0

19. STONE CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 1600 Happy Valley Rd, Rossville, GA 30741
Phone: (706) 866-3600
County: Walker County
Enrollment: 434
Grades: KG-5


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