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Springfield Montessori School
2780 Mitchell Dr, Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Springfield has provided Montessori programs for children between the ages of 2 and 6 years old since 1990. AMore member of Professional Association for Childhood Education, Springfield Montessori School is situated on a four-acre site in Shadelands Business Park in Walnut Creek. Learning and play time take place in a 12,000-square-foot building that is surrounded by a 15,000-square-foot playground, fenced toddler play area, 3,000-square-feet of covered outdoor patios, lots ofparking for easy pickups and dropoffs, two play structures and a tricycle path. The school features two toddler classrooms, five preschool classrooms, one kindergarten classroom, a large irrigated gardening area and a sport court.
Walnut Creek Intermediate
2425 Walnut Blvd, Walnut Creek, CA 94597

Walnut Creek Intermediate, home of the Squires, opened in 1956 to serve middle school students in the Walnut CreekMore School District.

Students from the district's five elementary schools feed into WCI, giving the school a large and somewhat diverse population. The school's sixth and eighth grade students are organized around core English and social studies classes.

Students also have the option to take electives, including drama, computer, weight training, Spanish, French, yearbook, cartooning and leadership. The principal is Kevin Collins. All data below is for 2008-09 unless otherwise indicated. 

  • 2009 Base API: 894
  • 2010 STAR results: 85 percent of 6th-8th graders proficient or advanced in language arts
  • Percentage of parents with a college education: 39
  • Percentage of students who are: white, 69 percent; Asian, 12; Hispanic, 10; African-American, 3; Filipino, 3; Pacific Islander, 1. 
  • Percentage of students who are English learners:
  • Percentage who students who receive free or reduced-priced lunches: 12 
  • Number of Expulsions/suspensions: expulsions, 0; suspensions, 100, 56 involving drugs or violence. 

Source: California Department of Education, Ed-Data and Walnut Creek School District