USA California, USA
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Walnut Valley Unified School District

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School Facts

  • Number of Students
    2700
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Homestay Accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Fall Year

School Description

Walnut Valley Unified School District is located in the foothills of Southern California’s East San Gabriel Valley. It offers outstanding academic, arts and athletics pathways and programs including the International Baccalaureate, Advanced Placement, Project Lead the Way for Biomedical Sciences and Computer Science, Academic Design Program, Cisco Networking Academy, and CTE Career Pathways. Combined with over 100 campus clubs, there is something for everyone!

FACILITIES
The athletic facilities in the district include an impressive football stadium, pool, baseball and softball diamonds, soccer field, and tennis courts. In addition, there is an orchestra room, band room, well-stocked library, and many outdoor seating areas for students to enjoy the Southern California weather during their breaks.

SPORTS AND ARTS
There are many sports available in the district, including football, soccer, cheerleading, basketball and water polo. Walnut Varsity sports won 13 of 22 Varsity Hacienda League Championships in 2018-19. State regulations in California can cause some restrictions for international students playing Varsity-level sports at their school. Please contact us for details.
With a variety of arts courses at many levels, students can discover their talents in any area of interest, such as in the marching band, symphonic orchestra or fine arts classes.

AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
The high schools in the district have received numerous awards, such as being named a California Distinguished School, a California Gold Ribbon School, a National Blue Ribbon School and a California School Board Association Golden Bell recipient. Both schools are annually ranked as one of the best high schools by US News and World Report.

COMMUNITY INFORMATION
The district sits between two cities, Walnut and Diamond Bar. Walnut has been ranked the best place to live in California in 2009 and 2011 and offers shopping, dining and recreation facilities. Diamond Bar is home to beautiful residential areas, parks, and industry. The district is also located in Los Angeles, meaning international students have the chance to explore one of the world’s most famous cities during their free time!


Educatius PDF: Walnut Valley Unified School District Profile PDF
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Visit City Site: Diamond Bar, California
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Famous Alumni

Nadia Mejia, 2013, Pageantry, Miss California, USA 2016, place in the Top 5 at Miss USA 2016[citation n
Rachel Scott, 2011, ABC News, White House/Congressional Correspondent
Alex Morgan, 2007, Soccer, United States Womens' National Soccer Team, World Cup Champion, Olympic Gold Medalist, APSL
Tiffany (Stephanie Young) Hwang, 2007, Professional Singer Korean Pop Group, TTS
Gary Brown, 2007, Baseball (MLB), St. Louis Cardinals
Ryan Wendell, 2004, Football (NFL), New England Patriots, Superbowl Champion
Jeron Smith, 2003, Marketing and Advertising, CEO of Unanimous Media, Contributor to White House Office of Digital Strategy (Obama)

  • 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
Diploma Year Offered?
No
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
1:22
SAT Average
1330
ACT Average
31
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
No
French Immersion
No
Speciality Programs
Partner with US and CSU Project Lead the Way and IB Pathways Communications Academy, Entertainment Academy, Brahma Tech Academy, Award winning Newpaper and yearbook at Walnut High
Sports
Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country Running, Dance, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track, Volleyball, Water Polo, Wrestling
Arts
2D Art and Design, Acting, Animation, Art, Art History, Drama Production, Graphic Arts, Graphic Design, Media, Photography, Video Production, Visual Arts
Music
Band, Band - Concert, Concert Chorus, Music, Music Theory, Orchestra, String Orchestra, Symphonic Orchestra, Wind Ensemble
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Chinese Language and Culture, Chinese Language and Culture, Computer Science A, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, French Language and Culture, Mathematics, Physics, Physics 1, Physics 2, Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism, Physics C: Mechanics, Statistics
Languages
Chinese, French, Korean, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Anime Club, Astronomy Club, Black Student Union, Chess Club, Chinese Chess Club, Chinese Culture Club, Color Guard, Computer Club, Dance Team, Entertainment, Fashion Club, French Club, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Game Development, German Club, Guitar and Ukulele Club, Improvisation, Korean Club, Model United Nations (Model UN), National Honor Society, Operation Smile, Pep Club, Photography Club, Robotics Club, Science Club, Science Olympiad, Speech and Debate, Tri-M Music Honor Society
Accepting Students in Grades
9, 10, 11
Ages Accepted
14-17
ELTiS Minimum
220

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