Indian Valley Elementary School is located in Walnut Creek, bordering the open space trails that lead in the Shell…More Ridge Open Space and to the top of Mt. Diablo.
This California Distinguished School is one of the focal points of the community, enrolling 390 kindergarten through fifth grade students. The school aims to provide a safe and challenging academic environment and to help parents, teachers, and students work as a team to encourage the success of each individual.
The school's principal is Nancy Weatherford.
The following data is from 2008-09, unless otherwise noted:
2009 Base API: 918
2010 STAR results: 84 percent of 2nd-5th graders proficient or advanced in language arts
Average class size: K-5, 25 to 1
Percentage of parents who are college graduates: 34
Percentage of students who are English learners: 7.6
Percentage of students who are: White, 67; Asian, 6.3; Filipino, 2.6; Hispanic, 4.4; African-American, 3.1; Pacific Islander, 0.3.
Percentage who students who receive free or reduced-priced lunches: 7.6
Number of expulsions/suspensions: expulsions, 0; suspensions, 3; 1 involving drugs or violence.
Sources: California Department of Education, Ed-Data and the Walnut Creek School District