PROFICIENCY n/a equal to state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
79%Acalanes Union High
81%Walnut Creek

Acalanes Center For Independent Study is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Acalanes Union High" in Walnut Creek, CA. There are a total of 31 students and 4 teachers at Acalanes Center For Independent Study, for a student to teacher ratio of 8 to 1. There are a total of 0 free lunch students and 3 reduced lunch students.

Acalanes Center For Independent Study has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of n/a, which is equal to the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio8:1
Free lunch0
Reduced lunch3


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment0
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses0
Passing no courses0

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 Acalanes Center For Independent Study, 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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Acalanes Center For Independent Study race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 72.1% 69.6% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 4.7% 1.6% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 4.7% 14.5% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 9.3% 7.7% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.3% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 9.3% 6.2% 3.1% 3.1%

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Acalanes High78%2.3Lafayette, CA
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Walnut Creek demographics profile

StatisticWalnut CreekCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,68723291
Median age44.836.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)66%52%55%
Speak English86%56%79%
Speak Spanish3%29%13%

Education level achieved in Walnut Creek

IndexWalnut CreekCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade97.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school97.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college91.4%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree77.9%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors72.6%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters34.5%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree13.8%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate5.2%1.6%1.3%
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