Walnut Elementary School

  • Walnut Elementary School serves 557 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Walnut Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Walnut Elementary School's student population of 557 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students557 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Walnut Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Walnut Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Walnut Elementary School is 0.13, 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#4820 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Walnut Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Walnut Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio22:123:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
6%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Walnut Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
93%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Walnut Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Walnut Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
White
1%
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Walnut Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Walnut Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.130.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Walnut Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Walnut Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBaldwin Park Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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