Walker Junior High School

8132 Walker St.
La Palma, CA 90623
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Walker Junior High School serves 1,090 students in grades 7-8.
Walker Junior High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Walker Junior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Walker Junior High School's student population of 1,090 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students1,090 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

Walker Junior High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Walker Junior High School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#3470 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
29%
12%
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Hispanic
44%
54%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
9%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
13%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.700.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAnaheim Union High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Walker Junior High School is John F. Kennedy High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Oxford Academy (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is George B. Miller Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • La Palma John F. Kennedy High School Math: 38% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,471 students
    0.1 miles
    8281 Walker St.
    La Palma, CA 90623
    (714) 220-4101
    0.1 9-12 2,471
  • La Palma George B. Miller Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-6 | 571 students
    0.5 miles
    7751 Furman Rd.
    La Palma, CA 90623
    (714) 228-3270
    0.5 K-6 571
  • La Palma Los Coyotes Elementary School Math: 86% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: K-6 | 535 students
    0.5 miles
    8122 Moody St.
    La Palma, CA 90623
    (714) 228-3260
    0.5 K-6 535
  • La Palma Steve Luther Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-6 | 492 students
    0.8 miles
    4631 La Palma Ave
    La Palma, CA 90623
    (714) 220-6918
    0.8 K-6 492
  • Buena Park San Marino Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-6 | 533 students
    0.9 miles
    6215 San Rolando Way
    Buena Park, CA 90620
    (714) 228-3280
    0.9 K-6 533

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