Walnut Park Elementary School

  • Walnut Park Elementary School serves 802 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20% (which is lower than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 28% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Walnut Park Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is equal to the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Walnut Park Elementary School's student population of 802 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students802 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Walnut Park Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Walnut Park Elementary School by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Walnut Park Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Walnut Park Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Walnut Park Elementary School is 0.04, which is less 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Walnut Park Elementary School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Walnut Park Elementary School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio24:124:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Walnut Park Elementary School and the average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Walnut Park Elementary School and percentage of American Indian students in California by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Hispanic
98%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Walnut Park Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
2%
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Walnut Park Elementary School and the percentage of White students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Walnut Park Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.040.41
This chart display the diversity score of Walnut Park Elementary School and the average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Walnut Park Elementary School and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Walnut Park Elementary School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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