Walnut Canyon Elementary School

Walnut Canyon Elementary School serves 428 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Walnut Canyon Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 74% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Walnut Canyon Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Walnut Canyon Elementary School's student population of 428 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students428 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Rankings

Walnut Canyon Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Walnut Canyon Elementary School is 0.58, which is less 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
#983 out of 9659 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
12%
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Hispanic
54%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
36%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.580.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMoorpark Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Walnut Canyon Elementary School is Ivytech Charter (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Chaparral Middle School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Moorpark Chaparral Middle School Math: 35% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 623 students
    0.3 miles
    280 Poindexter Rd.
    Moorpark, CA 93021
    (805) 378-6302
    0.3 6-8 623
  • Moorpark Ivytech Charter Charter School
    Grades: 7-12 | 92 students
    0.4 miles
    6591 Collins Dr. Ste. E4
    Moorpark, CA 93021
    (805) 222-5188
    0.4 7-12 92
  • Moorpark Flory Academy Of Sciences And Technology Magnet School
    Math: 52% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 473 students
    0.6 miles
    240 Flory Ave.
    Moorpark, CA 93021
    (805) 378-6303
    0.6 K-5 473
  • Moorpark Moorpark High School Math: 34% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,927 student
    1.5 miles
    4500 Tierra Rejada Rd.
    Moorpark, CA 93021
    (805) 378-6305
    1.5 9-12 1,927
  • Moorpark Peach Hill Academy Math: 55% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 481 students
    1.6 miles
    13400 Christian Barrett Dr.
    Moorpark, CA 93021
    (805) 378-6307
    1.6 K-5 481

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