Walnut Springs Elementary School

  • Walnut Springs Elementary School serves 719 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 90% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 87% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Walnut Springs Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

Walnut Springs Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • Walnut Springs Elementary School's student population of 719 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students719 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Walnut Springs Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 7,953 schools in Texas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Walnut Springs Elementary School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. 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 (16-17)#1037 out of 7953 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Walnut Springs Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Walnut Springs Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
24%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Walnut Springs Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Walnut Springs Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
White
73%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Walnut Springs Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Walnut Springs Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.410.63
This chart display the diversity score of Walnut Springs Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Walnut Springs Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Walnut Springs Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDripping Springs Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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