This school is rated above average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform above average on state tests, ... More have above average college readiness measures, take more advanced courses per student than the state average, and this school has above average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students.
Academics
9/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Good news!

Test scores at this school are far above the state average, suggesting that most students at this school are performing at or above grade level.


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school... More serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Subject
% Proficient
Math
62%
State avg: 38%
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English
81%
State avg: 49%
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Equity
7/10
Equity overview
Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

A promising sign:

Disadvantaged students at this school are performing better than other students in the state, though this school may still have achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Schools that close the gap between different student groups are doing something right! Explore the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to learn more. Start a... More conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how this school is helping all its students succeed – and how can you help.

Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
58%
Asian
18%
Hispanic
11%
Filipino
5%
Black
2%
Two or more races
2%
Pacific Islander
1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
24 :1
State avg: 22 :1
Students per counselor
832 :1
State avg: 830 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
99%
State avg: 91%
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Neighborhood
425 Castle Rock Road
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
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