Walnut Creek school information

IndexWalnut CreekCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores68%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools138,30879,235
Total private schools113,43824,875
Total post-secondary schools21,0857,965

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  • The average school test scores in Walnut Creek are 38% 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.

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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, CA18,39086%75%
Piedmont, CA10,95784%72%
Moraga, CA16,54983%69%
Lafayette, CA24,68581%64%
Kensington, CA5,35180%63%
Walnut Creek, CA65,92368%38%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Camarillo, CA65,98548%3%
Pasco, WA65,85826%47%
Palo Alto, CA65,99882%68%
North Richland Hills, TX65,83581%65%
Youngstown, OH66,01350%1%
Walnut Creek, CA65,92368%38%
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.