Walnut Glen Academy For Excel

  • Walnut Glen Academy For Excel serves 418 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 82% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 78% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Walnut Glen Academy For Excel placed in the top 5% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Walnut Glen Academy For Excel's student population of 418 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2014)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students418 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Walnut Glen Academy For Excel is ranked within the top 5% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Walnut Glen Academy For Excel is 0.76, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#194 out of 7999 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
3%
n/a
Asian
16%
4%
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Hispanic
37%
52%
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Black
19%
13%
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White
22%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.760.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGarland Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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  3.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
Our child has been at Walnut Glen for four years now. We are grateful for a school with great leadership, teachers who are experienced and who care, and programs that engage students'' diverse giftings/interests.
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This is the worst school experience ever. Communication is shunned. Arrogance is rampant. Dishonesty within the school is covered up. The list goes on.
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Cold institutional feel to this school. Robotic education at it's best. Academic programs seem more to suit the schools image and award acquisition than enrich students. Disappointing.
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