Walnut Grove Elementary School

  • Walnut Grove Elementary School serves 757 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 43% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 47% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Walnut Grove Elementary School's student population of 757 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 32% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students757 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Walnut Grove Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Walnut Grove Elementary School is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#1339 out of 2,014 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Walnut Grove Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Walnut Grove Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
26%
23%
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Black
3%
4%
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White
56%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Walnut Grove Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
9%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Walnut Grove Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.610.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Walnut Grove Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Walnut Grove Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVancouver School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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