PROFICIENCY 50% 31% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
43%Garden Grove Unified
48%Garden Grove

Dr. Walter C. Ralston Intermediate is a school servicing grades 7 to 8 and is located in the district of "Garden Grove Unified" in Garden Grove, CA. There are a total of 616 students and 25 teachers at Dr. Walter C. Ralston Intermediate, for a student to teacher ratio of 25 to 1. There are a total of 385 free lunch students and 87 reduced lunch students.

Dr. Walter C. Ralston Intermediate has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 50.0%, which is 31% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio25:1
Free lunch385
Reduced lunch87


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Dr. Walter C. Ralston Intermediate, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Dr. Walter C. Ralston Intermediate race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 8.2% 9.7% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 1.5% 0.7% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 10.5% 28.9% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 49.1% 53.4% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.6% 0.7% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 29.8% 6.3% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Ethel M. Evans Elementary39%0.2Garden Grove, CA
Agnes Ware Stanley Elementary42%0.4Garden Grove, CA
Garden Grove High50%0.5Garden Grove, CA
Linton T. Simmons Elementary27%0.8Garden Grove, CA
Faylane Elementary38%0.9Garden Grove, CA
Brookhurst Elementary29%1.0Garden Grove, CA
Louis Lake Intermediate42%1.0Garden Grove, CA
Mitchell Elementary34%1.0Garden Grove, CA
Genevieve M. Crosby Elementary33%1.1Garden Grove, CA
Ocia A. Peters Elementary44%1.2Garden Grove, CA
Excelsior Elementary56%1.2Garden Grove, CA
Sunnyside Elementary57%1.2Garden Grove, CA

Garden Grove demographics profile

StatisticGarden GroveCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)9,12523291
Median age41.036.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%52%55%
Speak English35%56%79%
Speak Spanish18%29%13%

Education level achieved in Garden Grove

IndexGarden GroveCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade75.9%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school74.4%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college53.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.6%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors22.8%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.2%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Dr. Walter C. Ralston Intermediate data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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