3101 Edgewood Dr
Garland, TX 75042
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Walnut Glen Academy For Excel serves 401 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 83% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 77% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 401 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 77% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Walnut Glen Academy For Excel ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Walnut Glen Academy For Excel's student population of 401 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
401 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Walnut Glen Academy For Excel is ranked within the top 5% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#215 out of 8043 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
4%
n/a
Asian
22%
5%
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Hispanic
38%
53%
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Black
15%
13%
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White
17%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.76
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   2/26/2021
I went here from kindergarten to 5th grade. WGA is outstanding. Students get an amazing education while making friends that will last a lifetime.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Ella M
5   8/2/2019
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.
- Posted by Parent - C.Dean
2   10/22/2010
This is the worst school experience ever. Communication is shunned. Arrogance is rampant. Dishonesty within the school is covered up. The list goes on.
- Posted by Parent - hecto
2   5/18/2009
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.
- Posted by Parent - seasc

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 401 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 77% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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