Walnut Creek Elementary


The Walnut Creek Elementary School District is a high-performing district in California, comprising 6 elementary schools and 1 middle school that serve students from kindergarten through 8th grade. The district's schools consistently outperform state averages on standardized tests, with several standout institutions like Tice Creek, Buena Vista Elementary, and Walnut Heights Elementary leading the way.

Tice Creek, a K-8 school, stands out with the lowest student-teacher ratio and exceptional test scores that exceed district and state averages. Buena Vista Elementary is the highest-ranked school in the district, earning a 5-star rating from SchoolDigger and ranking 317th out of 5,848 elementary schools statewide. Walnut Heights Elementary also impresses with the highest proficiency rates in 5th grade English Language Arts and Math among the elementary schools.

While the district as a whole performs well, with all schools receiving 4 or 5 stars from SchoolDigger, there is some variation in academic achievement. Chronic absenteeism rates, though generally below 15%, are an area for potential improvement across the district. Overall, the Walnut Creek Elementary School District provides a quality education to its students, with several standout schools that are worth considering for families in the area.

District Detail

 960 Ygnacio Valley Rd.
Walnut Creek, CA 94596-3826

 (925) 944-6850

SchoolDigger Rank:
96th of 1560 California districts

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Grades served: K-8
Students: 3,426

Primary Schools: 6
Middle Schools: 1
High Schools: 0
Alternative Schools: 0

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the California Department of Education.

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