Walnut Creek Elementary School

2600 Sunnybrook Rd
Raleigh, NC 27610
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Walnut Creek Elementary School serves 573 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Walnut Creek Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Walnut Creek Elementary School's student population of 573 students has declined by 29% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students573 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

Walnut Creek Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,561 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Walnut Creek Elementary School is 0.56, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#2123 out of 2561 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
35%
18%
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Black
57%
25%
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White
5%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.560.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Walnut Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWake County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Walnut Creek Elementary School is Southeast Raleigh High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Preeminent Charter (0.2 miles away)
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