Top 10 Best Walnut Creek Public Elementary Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 13 public elementary schools serving 6,584 students in Walnut Creek, CA. The top ranked public elementary schools in Walnut Creek, CA are Tice Creek, Buena Vista Elementary School and Walnut Acres Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Walnut Creek, CA public elementary schools have an average math proficiency score of 60% (versus the California public elementary school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 68% (versus the 45% statewide average). Elementary schools in Walnut Creek have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of California public elementary schools.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the California public elementary school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Elementary Schools in Walnut Creek, CA (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Tice Creek
(Math: 73% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1847 Newell Ave.
Walnut Creek, CA 94595
(925) 746-5515
Grades: K-8
| 409 students
Rank: #22.
Buena Vista Elementary School
(Math: 72% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2355 San Juan Ave.
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
(925) 944-6822
Grades: K-5
| 452 students
Rank: #33.
Walnut Acres Elementary School
(Math: 72% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
180 Cerezo Dr.
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
(925) 939-1333
Grades: K-5
| 670 students
Rank: #44.
Walnut Heights Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4064 Walnut Blvd.
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
(925) 944-6834
Grades: K-5
| 384 students
Rank: #55.
Parkmead Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1920 Magnolia Way
Walnut Creek, CA 94595
(925) 944-6858
Grades: K-5
| 404 students
Rank: #66.
Valle Verde Elementary School
(Math: 68% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3275 Peachwillow Ln.
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
(925) 939-5700
Grades: K-5
| 464 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Indian Valley Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
551 Marshall Dr.
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
(925) 944-6828
Grades: K-5
| 334 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Murwood Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2050 Vanderslice Ave.
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
(925) 943-2462
Grades: K-5
| 356 students
Rank: #99.
Foothill Middle School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2775 Cedro Ln.
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
(925) 939-8600
Grades: 6-8
| 786 students
Rank: #1010.
Eagle Peak Montessori
Charter School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
800 Hutchinson Rd.
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
(925) 946-0994
Grades: 1-8
| 305 students
Rank: #1111.
Walnut Creek Intermediate
(Math: 56% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2425 Walnut Blvd.
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
(925) 944-6840
Grades: 6-8
| 985 students
Rank: #1212.
Bancroft Elementary School
(Math: 59% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2200 Parish Dr.
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
(925) 933-3405
Grades: K-5
| 595 students
Rank: #1313.
Contra Costa School Of Performing Arts
Charter School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2730 Mitchell Dr.
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
(925) 235-1130
Grades: 6-12
| 440 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Walnut Creek, California

Walnut Creek, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1963 Tice Valley Blvd
Walnut Creek, CA 94595
(925) 280-3940
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public elementary schools in Walnut Creek, CA?
The top ranked public elementary schools in Walnut Creek, CA include Tice Creek, Buena Vista Elementary School and Walnut Acres Elementary School. Walnut Creek has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
How many public elementary schools are located in Walnut Creek, CA?
13 public elementary schools are located in Walnut Creek, CA.
What is the racial composition of students in Walnut Creek, CA?
Walnut Creek, CA public elementary schools minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the California public elementary schools average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

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