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The Walker County Development Authority provides information and assistance to company's interested in locating or expanding in Walker County, Alabama.

The Walker County and Jasper City School Systems are among the many positive factors that make Walker County a great place to live and work. With a rich tradition of academic excellence, progressive leadership, dedicated educators, and strong local support.


  • The two school systems operate a total of  24 schools

  • Jasper recently constructed a new $52,000,000 state of the art high school

  • Advanced placement courses in English, Math, Science & Social Studies

  • Jasper City schools iPad Initiative – iPads for all students in grades 3-12

  • Career & Technical Programs – Walker County Center of Technology

  • Dual enrollment program with Bevill State Community College

  • Jasper schools ACT scores above the state and national averages (21.3)


Technical Education


The Walker County Center of Technology provides high school students with access to a variety of technical training programs including; business, drafting, electrical, precision machining, welding technology and industrial maintenance. Students can earn NCCER certification in welding and electrical technology as well as NIMS certification in machining. Students can also receive dual enrollment credit with Bevill State Community College.




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