« Back to compare
/ / School Profile
PK-6
Public district
Austin, TX
Students enrolled: 661
Before care: No
 

Contact this school

401 West Braker Lane
Austin, TX 78753

(512) 414-4499
(512) 837-6789
Nearby homes for sale
Map of Walnut Creek Elementary School address.
no rating
November 02, 2010
New administration working so hard to make Walnut Creek an exemplary school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
October 13, 2010
This school needs the love. I base this judgement on talks with my aunt who has taught at Walnut Creek for years.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
March 03, 2010
Not a good school. Is economicly in trouble and isnt a safe enviroment for students. I recommend not attending your child to this school

- submitted by a parent
no rating
February 16, 2010
I have concerns about the size of the 5th grade classes this year. WCE have only four 5th grade classes. Each class averages 30 students in each. This makes for crowded, noisy classrooms and limited quality instruction. Behavior problems in some 5th grade classes, disrupt the learning process but the administration is not proactive about handling or helping the teachers solve the problems. They (the administration) put the responsibility off on the teachers who are already have the burden of large classes and little resources.

- submitted by a parent

August 06, 2006
I have a 3rd grader that has attended Walnut Creek since kinder. I am very happy with the staff & principal. Last year, in 2nd grade he had problems with his reading & acknowledge what he was reading. He improved with The 21st century after school tutoring & with Americorp. This year I am looking foward to the TASKS test.

- submitted by a parent

May 29, 2005
The school has an excellent 21st century program. PTA participation very low in my opinion. Also I would prefer a school that does not 'teach to the test,' if that exists anymore.

- submitted by a parent

May 17, 2005
Have had too many bad experiences with this school and the staff. No respect to parents or the children when needed. No extra support for the different types of disabilities and communication is not well.

- submitted by a parent

April 15, 2004
Overall this is a great school. I am very pleased with my child's teacher by doing what she can to help. But if your child is struggling with academics, then there's not much of an alternative for extra help other than the assistance programs for Vietnamese and primarily Spanish speaking students.

- submitted by a parent

December 12, 2003
Fantastic school, teachers are great, after school activities are the best. A really safe & friendly place for your kids.

- submitted by a parent

Profile Completeness

BASIC

Want to improve this school’s profile? You can!

All schools on GreatSchools begin with BASIC completeness, which includes important information like contact details and test scores. It’s up to the school community to take the next steps. As a parent or community member, you can share what you know with other families by writing a review or answering a few questions about what the school offers. As a school leader, you can upload photos, describe school programs, and more with an Official school profile.

The completeness meter moves to INTERMEDIATE, then ADVANCED, and finally HONOR ROLL as you complete the following: 10 or more reviews, at least 1 photo, and 9 program questions parents find helpful.

Want to improve this school's profile?
for Parents
for Schools
 
Need help choosing a school? We can help »

Media Gallery

Media missing

Uh oh! No photos. This frame will look much better when you upload photos »


Facebook


Nearby homes for sale

     

Last modified: October 30, 2014

Sign up for email updates

Connect with us

Translate this web page

About GreatSchools

Our mission is to help millions of parents get a great education for their kids. GreatSchools.org is an independent nonprofit and the leading national source of school information for families.


GreatSchools.org 1999 Harrison Street, Suite 1100, Oakland, CA 94612

©1998-2015 GreatSchools.org All Rights Reserved. GreatSchools is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization | Ad Choices

Walnut Creek Elementary School
401 West Braker Lane, Austin, TX  78753
(512) 414-4499
Last modified Walnut Creek Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 2 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Walnut Creek Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 10 reviews. Top