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Eagle Peak Montessori School
800 Hutchinson Rd, Walnut Creek, CA 94598

Eagle Peak is a Montessori-based charter school within the Mt. Diablo Unified School District. It educates about 170More students, from first through fifth grade. The school's programs include environmental education, art and music.

Enrollment procedures start in October and run until early spring. To find out more about enrollment, contact the school or check out the admissions section of the school's website.

The following data is from 2008-09, unless otherwise noted:

  • 2009 Base API: 873
  • 2010 STAR results: 75 percent of 2nd-5th graders proficient or advanced in language art
  • Percentage of parents who are college graduates: 43
  • Percentage of students who are English learners: 1.1
  • Percentage of students who are: White, 72.4; Asian, 8.1; Hispanic, 5.9; African-American, 3.2; Filipino, 2.2
  • Percentage who students who receive free or reduced-priced lunches: 0
  • Number of expulsions/suspensions: expulsions, 0; suspensions, 0

Sources: California Department of Education, Ed-Data and Mt. Diablo Unified School Districts

 

Valle Verde Elementary School
3275 Peachwillow Ln, Walnut Creek, CA 94598

Open since 1980, Valle Verde Elementary School was a California Distinguished School in 2005-06, and is part of theMore Mount Diablo Unified School District. Campus resources include the Valle Verde Children's Center, a private, nonprofit, before- and after-school program. The school also offers a volunteer program for members of the community. View the school's student handbook online for more information. 

The school's principal is Rhys Miller.

The following data is from 2008-09, unless otherwise noted:

  • 2009 Base API: 927
  • 2010 STAR results: 83 percent of 2nd-5th graders proficient or advanced in language arts
  • Percentage of parents who are college graduates: 41
  • Percentage of students who are English learners: 6.2 
  • Percentage of students who are: White, 68.6; Asian; Filipino, 2.1; Hispanic, 7.5 ; African-American, 1.7; Pacific Islander, 0.2.
  • Percentage who students who receive free or reduced-priced lunches: 2.2
  • Number of expulsions/suspensions: expulsions, 0; suspensions, 0

Sources: California Department of Education,  Ed-Data and the Mt. Diablo Unified School District

 

Foothill Middle School
2775 Cedro Ln, Walnut Creek, CA 94598

Home of the Griffins, Foothill Middle School is a past National Blue Ribbon School, serving sixth through eighthMore grade students in the Mt. Diablo Unified School District. 

  • 2009 Growth API: 881
  • 2010 STAR results: 81 percent of 6th-8th graders proficient or advanced in language arts
  • Percentage of parents with a college education: 45
  • Percentage of students who are: white, 70.5; Asian, 15.4; Hispanic, 7.2; Filipino, 3; African-American, 1.7; Pacific Islander, 1. 
  • Percentage of students who are English learners: 3.4
  • Percentage who students who receive free or reduced-priced lunches: 6.3
  • Number of Expulsions/suspensions: 0 expulsions; 79 suspensions, 45 involving drugs or violence. 
Northgate High School
425 Castle Rock Rd, Walnut Creek, CA 94598

Northgate High School, which opened in 1974, is part of the Mt. Diablo Unified School District. Its name comes fromMore its location near the north entrance of Mount Diablo State Park. 

The school's principal is John McMorris.

The following data is from 2008-09, unless otherwise noted:

  • 2009 Base API: 855
  • 2010 STAR results: 77 percent of 9th-11th graders proficient or advanced in language arts
  • Percentage of parents who are college graduates: 32
  • Percentage of students who are English learners:  1.7
  • Percentage of students who are: White, 68.3; Asian, 18.3; Hispanic,  7.5; Filipino, 3.5; African-American, 1.6; Pacific Islander,  0.4.
  • Percentage who students who receive free or reduced-priced lunches: 3.8
  • Number of expulsions/suspensions involving drugs or violence: Expulsions, 0; suspensions, 35

Source: California Department of Education and Ed-Data 

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