Top 3 Best Walnut Creek Public High Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public high schools serving 3,567 students in Walnut Creek, CA. The top ranked public high schools in Walnut Creek, CA are Northgate High School, Las Lomas High School and Acalanes Center For Independent Study. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Walnut Creek, CA public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the California public high school average of 28%), and reading proficiency score of 66% (versus the 51% statewide average). High schools in Walnut Creek have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of California public high schools.
Walnut Creek, CA public high school have a Graduation Rate of 97%, which is more than the California average of 87%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Northgate High School, with ≥99% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in California or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the California public high school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

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

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Northgate High School
(Math: 59% | Reading: 86%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
425 Castle Rock Rd.
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
(925) 938-0900
Grades: 9-12
| 1,496 students
Rank: #22.
Las Lomas High School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1460 S. Main St.
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
(925) 280-3920
Grades: 9-12
| 1,578 students
Rank: #33.
Acalanes Center For Independent Study
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1963 Tice Valley Blvd.
Walnut Creek, CA 94595
(925) 280-3945
Grades: 9-12
| 53 students
Rank: #44.
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 high schools in Walnut Creek, CA?
The top ranked public high schools in Walnut Creek, CA include Northgate High School, Las Lomas High School and Acalanes Center For Independent Study. Walnut Creek has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
How many public high schools are located in Walnut Creek, CA?
4 public high schools are located in Walnut Creek, CA.
What is the racial composition of students in Walnut Creek, CA?
Walnut Creek, CA public high schools minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the California public high schools average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

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