Walnutwood High (Independent Study)

10848 Gadsten Way
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
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Bottom 50%
Serving 185 students in grades Kindergarten-12, Walnutwood High (Independent Study) ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11-19% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-59% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 185 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • : 80-84% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • : 11-19%
  • : 50-59%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Walnutwood High (Independent Study) ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Walnutwood High (Independent Study)'s student population of 185 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
185 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Walnutwood High (Independent Study) is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CA)
(18-19)
11-19%
40%
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(18-19)
50-59%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Walnutwood High (Independent Study) and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
21:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
7%
12%
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Hispanic
23%
56%
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Black
6%
5%
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White
50%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
13%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.68
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80-84%
84%
This chart display graduation rate of Walnutwood High (Independent Study) and public school graduation rate of California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
11-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 50-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Walnutwood High (Independent Study)?
The graduation rate of Walnutwood High (Independent Study) is 80-84%, which is lower than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Walnutwood High (Independent Study)?
185 students attend Walnutwood High (Independent Study).
What is the racial composition of the student body?
50% of Walnutwood High (Independent Study) students are White, 23% of students are Hispanic, 13% of students are Two or more races, 7% of students are Asian, 6% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Walnutwood High (Independent Study)?
Walnutwood High (Independent Study) has a student ration of 17:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Walnutwood High (Independent Study) offer ?
Walnutwood High (Independent Study) offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12
What school district is Walnutwood High (Independent Study) part of?
Walnutwood High (Independent Study) is part of Folsom-Cordova Unified School District.
In what neighborhood is Walnutwood High (Independent Study) located?
Walnutwood High (Independent Study) is located in the Walnut Woods neighborhood of Rancho Cordova, CA.

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Last Day of School
May 23, 2024 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 185 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • : 80-84% (Btm 50%)
  • : 11-19%
  • : 50-59%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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