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Walnut High


Overview

Student Enrollment
2,754
Best High School in California
#31
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Walnut Valley Unified
Type Public
 Phone (909)594-1333
 Location 400 N. Pierre Rd.
Walnut, CA 91789
Charter School No

Walnut High has an academic rating significantly above the average for California high schools based on its high test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 31st in the best public high schools in California.

Demographics

Race

The Walnut High student body is primarily Asian Pacific with a sizeable Hispanic population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White8.1%223
Black1.8%50
Hispanic25.6%704
Asian Pacific62.5%1,721
Native American Indian0.2%5
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.8%21
Two or more races1.1%30

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Upper 5%

6.3% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the California high school median of 48.5%. By this measure, Walnut High students are largely wealthy and rank 63rd in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman679
Sophomore662
Junior671
Senior742
Total2,754

Academics

State Standardized Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 59th in California

Students at Walnut High scored an average 74% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 5.7% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls65% to 69%*80% to 84%*
Boys69%79%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander85%88%
Blackless than 50%*50% or more*
Hispanic30% to 34%*60% to 64%*
Multiracialsuppressed*suppressed*
White50% to 59%*70% to 79%*
With Disabilites10% or less*20% to 29%*
Limited English60% to 64%*20% to 29%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1245

The average SAT score for Walnut High students in 2016 was 1245.

College Admission Test Participation

9 out of 10

Rank: 77th in California

882 out of 1,413 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (62%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the California median rate of 25% and in the top 7% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 41st in California

Walnut High offers 21 AP courses. 33 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 85% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Walnut High had 868 taking AP exams with a 790 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 96% percentile and significantly above the state median of 55 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 91% 55%
Students enrolled in an AP class 33% 21%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 15%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 14%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 27%
AP Courses Offered 21

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate4%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate4%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate4%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.2%6
Boys0.4%6
Girls0%0
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students4.5%125
Boys6.7%94
Girls2.3%31
California Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.8%49
Boys2.8%40
Girls0.6%9

Location

Walnut High
400 N. Pierre Rd.
Walnut, CA
91789
(909)594-1333

10 out of 10 1

District

Walnut Valley Unified
Walnut, CA