Walnut Creek school information

IndexWalnut CreekCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores77%53%68%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools138,30879,235
Total private schools113,43824,875
Total post-secondary schools21,0857,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Walnut Creek are 13% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 13 public schools in Walnut Creek.
  • 96.6% of people in Walnut Creek have completed 8th grade.
  • 96.4% of people in Walnut Creek have completed high school.
  • 61.9% of people in Walnut Creek have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Walnut Creek

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  • Acalanes Center For Independent Study1963 Tice Valley Blvd.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 85 · Ratio: 0:147
  • Bancroft Elementary2200 Parish Dr.Grades: KG - 05Students: 46 · Ratio: 0:180
  • Buena Vista Elementary2355 San Juan Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 492 · Ratio: 0:180
  • Eagle Peak Montessori800 Hutchinson Rd.Grades: 01 - 05Students: 185 · Ratio: 0:184
  • Foothill Middle2775 Cedro Ln.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 1,018 · Ratio: 0:173
  • Indian Valley Elementary551 Marshall Dr.Grades: KG - 05Students: 463 · Ratio: 0:189
  • Las Lomas High1460 South Main St.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 1,468 · Ratio: 0:159
  • Murwood Elementary2050 Vanderslice Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 418 · Ratio: 0:177
  • Northgate High425 Castle Rock Rd.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 149 · Ratio: 0:156
  • Parkmead Elementary1920 Magnolia WayGrades: KG - 05Students: 508 · Ratio: 0:186
  • Valle Verde Elementary3275 Peachwillow Ln.Grades: KG - 05Students: 502 · Ratio: 0:189
  • Walnut Acres Elementary180 Cerezo Dr.Grades: KG - 05Students: 622 · Ratio: 0:187
  • Walnut Creek Intermediate2425 Walnut Blvd.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 1,137 · Ratio: 0:183
  • Walnut Heights Elementary4064 Walnut Blvd.Grades: KG - 05Students: 432 · Ratio: 0:190

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Education level achieved in Walnut Creek

IndexWalnut CreekCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade96.6%80.6%83.8%
Completed high school96.4%79.3%82.4%
Completed some college86.8%60.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree69.0%38.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors61.9%31.0%29.3%
Completed masters24.9%11.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree8.2%3.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate2.9%1.5%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Walnut Creek (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Orinda, CA18,39091%33%
Moraga, CA16,54989%30%
Kensington, CA5,35189%30%
Alamo, CA15,63988%29%
Lafayette, CA24,68586%27%
Walnut Creek, CA65,92377%13%

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Camarillo, CA65,98555%20%
Pasco, WA65,85847%32%
Palo Alto, CA65,99884%24%
North Richland Hills, TX65,83591%34%
Youngstown, OH66,01366%3%
Walnut Creek, CA65,92377%13%
Source: The Walnut Creek, CA education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.