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78%
  • Walnut Acres Elementary
  • 180 Cerezo Dr., Walnut Creek
  • Mt. Diablo Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 625
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
76%
  • Las Lomas High
  • 1460 S. Main St., Walnut Creek
  • Acalanes Union High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,541
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
72%
  • Northgate High
  • 425 Castle Rock Rd., Walnut Creek
  • Mt. Diablo Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,671
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
72%
  • Valle Verde Elementary
  • 3275 Peachwillow Ln., Walnut Creek
  • Mt. Diablo Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 482
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 31:1
70%
  • Walnut Heights Elementary
  • 4064 Walnut Blvd., Walnut Creek
  • Walnut Creek Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 425
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
67%
  • Indian Valley Elementary
  • 551 Marshall Dr., Walnut Creek
  • Walnut Creek Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 489
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
67%
  • Walnut Creek Intermediate
  • 2425 Walnut Blvd., Walnut Creek
  • Walnut Creek Elementary
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,219
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
65%
  • Foothill Middle School
  • 2775 Cedro Ln., Walnut Creek
  • Mt. Diablo Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,014
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
64%
  • Bancroft Elementary
  • 2200 Parish Dr., Walnut Creek
  • Mt. Diablo Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 525
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
61%
  • Buena Vista Elementary
  • 2355 San Juan Ave., Walnut Creek
  • Walnut Creek Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 546
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
60%
  • Eagle Peak Montessori
  • 800 Hutchinson Rd., Walnut Creek
  • Mt. Diablo Unified
  • Grades: 1 - 6 · Students: 227
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
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  • Acalanes Center For Independent Study
  • 1963 Tice Valley Blvd., Walnut Creek
  • Acalanes Union High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 31
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 8:1
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Walnut Creek school information

IndexWalnut CreekCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores68%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools138,30879,221
Total private schools113,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools21,0857,963
The Walnut Creek, CA educational system consists of 13 public schools, 11 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Walnut Creek public schools have average test scores of 68% which is 79% higher than than the California average and 38% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Walnut Creek public schools is 21:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 96.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 96.8% have completed high school, 61.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 10.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Walnut Creek

IndexWalnut CreekCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade96.9%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school96.8%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college86.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree68.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors61.8%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters26.1%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree10.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.6%1.6%1.3%

There are a total of 13 public schools, 11 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Walnut Creek. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Walnut Creek, CA schools is 68%. The average student to teacher ratio is 21:1. In Walnut Creek, CA, an average of 96.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 96.8% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Walnut Creek schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Walnut Creek, CA schools.

Source: The Walnut Creek, 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.
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