Walnut school information

IndexWalnutCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores66%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio22:120:116:1
Total public schools128,30879,221
Total private schools103,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools21,0857,963
The Walnut, CA educational system consists of 12 public schools, 10 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Walnut public schools have average test scores of 66% which is 74% higher than than the California average and 35% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Walnut public schools is 22:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 91.8% have completed high school, 51.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Walnut are 35% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Walnut.
  • 92.5% of people in Walnut have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.8% of people in Walnut have completed high school.
  • 51.1% of people in Walnut have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Walnut

IndexWalnutCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade92.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school91.8%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college79.1%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree62.7%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors51.1%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters14.2%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.2%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.6%1.6%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
San Marino, CA13,32485%74%
Arcadia, CA57,75576%54%
Yorba Linda, CA67,36267%37%
Cerritos, CA49,79764%29%
Chino Hills, CA77,26662%25%
Walnut, CA30,02666%35%

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North Chicago, IL30,02312%76%
Rochester, NH30,05242%14%
Matthews, NC30,05468%38%
Westchester, FL30,05862%25%
San Pablo, CA29,99117%65%
Walnut, CA30,02666%35%
Source: The Walnut, CA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.