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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    B
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B+
  6. Health & Safety
    A
  7. Administration
    A
  8. Sports
    B-
  9. Food
    C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B-
Walnut Valley Unified School District is a top rated, public school district located in Walnut, CA. It has 14,519 students in grades K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 25 to 1. According to state test scores, 73% of students are at least proficient in math and 75% in reading.
Address
880 S Lemon Ave
Walnut, CA 91789
Telephone
(909) 595-1261

Walnut Valley Unified School District Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
75%
Percent Proficient - Math
73%
Average Graduation Rate
97%
Average SAT
1320
1,631 responses
Average ACT
31
440 responses

Students

Diversity
B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
14,519
Free or Reduced Lunch
13.6%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
25:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$90,942
Teachers in First/Second Year
4.2%

Finances

Total Expenses
$139,737,000
Expenses Per Student
$10,626/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    62%
  • Support Services
    35%
  • Other
    3%
Living in the Area
A
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    D
  2. Good for Families
    A
  3. Housing
    C
Median Household Income
$94,531
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,935
National
$949
Median Home Value
$614,800
National
$184,700

Walnut Valley Unified School District Reviews

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Overall a good academic environment. Friendly, social, and safe! Many opportunities for students to choose from and students can gain free tutoring if needed. Great teachers, clean classrooms, and a good use of technology. Great surrounding of a motivational education as well as a fun social experience.
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I go to Diamond Bar High School, and honestly my district is so competitive. So much so that the teachers have too high of expectations from us: especially because I take honors and AP courses. Of course, taking hard classes comes with hard work but sometimes these teachers go a little too far with the workload as many of my peers pull all nighters after all nighters. Everyone is very involved and sleep deprived, which contributes to a pretty downgrading atmosphere in class. Not to add, it’s so competitive that a vast majority have found pretty extreme ways to cheat such as buying tests from tutoring centers.
Walnut Valley Unified School District has definitely prepared me for my time in college. The teachers would really help and prepare students for the rigors of college by assigning work to us that would are roughly around college level. I can’t thank the staff enough for what they have done to prepare us for our futures. Aside from academics and college readiness, there was a wide variety of clubs that students were able to involve themselves in. The atmosphere was very positive and the student population was very diverse. There are plenty of sports for students to join. Overall, my experience with this school district was fantastic, however, the only reason I did not give it five stars was the food quality and selection had a lot of room for improvement. Furthermore, Walnut Valley Unified School District was an amazing stepping stone to my future, and can definitely be a stepping stone for future students as well.