Walnut Heights Elementary



Walnut Heights Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Walnut Heights Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 64
1 81
2 80
3 76
4 70
5 69
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Walnut Heights Elementary is a public elementary school located in Walnut Creek, CA in the Walnut Creek Elementary School District. It enrolls 440 students in grades 1st through 12th. Walnut Heights Elementary is the 3,998th largest public school in California and the 27,481st largest nationally. It has 21.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 440
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 20.37
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 27,481st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,998th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,527th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,363rd out of 6,159

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Walnut Heights Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 225
(51%)
1,831
(52%)
 Female 215
(49%)
1,710
(48%)

Walnut Heights Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 307
(70%)
2,165
(61%)
 Hispanic 49
(11%)
497
(14%)
 Asian 47
(11%)
578
(16%)
 Two or More 29
(7%)
173
(5%)
 Black 7
(2%)
95
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
15
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
18
(1%)

Walnut Heights Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 414
(94%)
3,200
(90%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 24
(5%)
242
(7%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 2
(0%)
99
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Walnut Heights Elementary is ranked 5,657th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Walnut Heights Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (5.9%) is significantly lower than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Walnut Heights Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 330
2006 315
2007 294
2008 361
2009 391
2010 432
2011 438
2012 440

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.4
2006 16.6
2007 14.8
2008 21.2
2009 22.2
2010 N/A
2011 22
2012 21.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.045454545454545
2006 0.031746031746032
2007 0.04421768707483
2008 0.069252077562327
2009 0.10997442455243
2010 0.081018518518519
2011 0.038812785388128
2012 0.059090909090909

Compare Walnut Heights Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,160.0% 21.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 5.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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