8132 Walker St.
La Palma, CA 90623
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 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 Rankings

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

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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 Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
1,090 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
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School Rankings

Walker Junior High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#4053 out of 9659 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
26:1
23:1
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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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 1,090 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 91%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 36% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.70 (Top 10%)

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