7601 Walnut Lake Rd
West Bloomfield, MI 48323
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Walnut Creek Middle School serves 711 students in grades 6-8.
Walnut Creek Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Walnut Creek Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

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School Overview

Walnut Creek Middle School's student population of 711 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
711 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Walnut Creek Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,120 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Walnut Creek Middle School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. 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 (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#641 out of 3120 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
3%
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Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
12%
18%
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White
76%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 711 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.41 (Top 50%)

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