PROFICIENCY 47% 22% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
40%Anaheim Union High
67%La Palma
38%California

Walker Junior High is a school servicing grades 7 to 8 and is located in the district of "Anaheim Union High" in La Palma, CA. There are a total of 1,150 students and 42 teachers at Walker Junior High, for a student to teacher ratio of 28 to 1. There are a total of 445 free lunch students and 115 reduced lunch students.

Walker Junior High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 46.5%, which is 22% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1150
Teachers42.01
Student/Teacher ratio28:1
Free lunch445
Reduced lunch115

 

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 Walker Junior High, 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

GradeProficiency
All39%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
741%
837%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All54%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
752%
856%
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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Walker Junior High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 19.9% 12.2% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 4.0% 2.6% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 29.6% 15.8% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 38.8% 64.7% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.6% 0.5% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.6% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 6.7% 3.6% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
John F. Kennedy High60%0.2La Palma, CA
George B. Miller Elementary54%0.5La Palma, CA
Los Coyotes Elementary78%0.5La Palma, CA
San Marino Elementary46%0.7Buena Park, CA
Clara J. King Elementary45%0.7Cypress, CA
Buena Terra Elementary61%0.9Buena Park, CA
Steve Luther Elementary51%0.9La Palma, CA
Raymond Temple Elementary39%1.0Buena Park, CA
Arthur F. Corey Elementary42%1.2Buena Park, CA
Oxford Academy98%1.4Cypress, CA
A. E. Arnold Elementary62%1.6Cypress, CA
Cerritos Elementary79%1.6Cerritos, CA

La Palma demographics profile

StatisticLa PalmaCaliforniaNational
Population48,97838,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)7,40423291
Median age41.936.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%52%55%
Speak English61%56%79%
Speak Spanish11%29%13%

Education level achieved in La Palma

IndexLa PalmaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade91.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school90.8%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college73.0%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree48.3%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors39.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters13.6%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.6%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.8%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Walker Junior High 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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