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Walnut Acres Elementary School

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<p>Walnut Acres Elementary School was named a California Distinguished School by the State Department of Education in 2004 and 2008. It was also recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education in 2005.</p>
<p>The school has a noon league, which is a non-competitive, just-for-fun, team-oriented sports program offered over lunch recess to all third, fourth and fifth graders. The program runs from October through the end of May, with a new activity being introduced every six to eight weeks. </p> <p>The school's principal is Colleen Dowd.</p> <p>The following data is from 2008-09, unless otherwise noted:</p> <ul> <li><b>2009 Base API:</b> 934</li> <li><b>2010 STAR results: </b>83 percent of 2nd-5th graders proficient or advanced in language arts</li> <li><b>Percentage of parents who are college graduates: </b>40</li> <li><b>Percentage of students who are English learners:</b> 4.6</li> <li><b>Percentage of students who are:</b> White, 74.4; Asian, 10.6.; Hispanic, 5.1 Filipino, 4.6; African-American, 0.9; Pacific Islander, 0.5</li> <li><b>Percentage who students who receive free or reduced-priced lunches: </b>1.7</li> <li><b>Number of expulsions/suspensions:</b> expulsions, 0; suspensions, 5, 4 involving drugs or violence.</li> </ul> <p><i>Sources: California Department of Education and Ed-Data</i></p> <p><i><br /></i></p>
180 Cerezo Dr, Walnut Creek, CA 94598
(925) 939-1333
  • Fax: (925) 939-1155
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