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Walden Academy (leave a review)
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+1 (530) 361-6480

1149 W. Wood St.

Willows, California


About Walden Academy
Kindergarten - 8th Grade
Charter school

Walden Academy is one of 6 schools found in the Glenn County Office of Education district of California.

Classified as a charter school, it teaches pupils from Kindergarten to 8th Grade and has an enrolment of 168 students - compared to other schools in California, this is a relatively small school.

The number of teachers at Walden Academy has remained static in recent years, and you can see from the pyramid chart on this page that the pupil population has lately remained static.

An average teaching salary at Walden Academy is $50,680, which is lower than the California state average of $77,759.

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Walden Academy

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Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Walden Academy 168$3,12021$50,6810.56
Willows High (0.37 miles) 443$12,24022$80,7980.59
Murdock Elementary (0.4 miles) 637$9,45625$77,3130.60
Glenn County Special Education (0.49 miles) 63$19,872110.59
Glenn County Juvenile Court (0.51 miles) 7$80,7046$65,7990.41
Glenn County Rop (0.57 miles) 0

Walden Academy

Number of pupils168
Funding per pupil$3,120
Pupils per teacher21
Average teacher salary$50,681
Diversity index0.56

Willows High (0.37 miles)

Number of pupils443
Funding per pupil$12,240
Pupils per teacher22
Average teacher salary$80,798
Diversity index0.59

Murdock Elementary (0.4 miles)

Number of pupils637
Funding per pupil$9,456
Pupils per teacher25
Average teacher salary$77,313
Diversity index0.60

Glenn County Special Education (0.49 miles)

Number of pupils63
Funding per pupil$19,872
Pupils per teacher11
Average teacher salary
Diversity index0.59

Glenn County Juvenile Court (0.51 miles)

Number of pupils7
Funding per pupil$80,704
Pupils per teacher6
Average teacher salary$65,799
Diversity index0.41

Glenn County Rop (0.57 miles)

Number of pupils0
Funding per pupil
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary
Diversity index
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Rankings within California
There are 10,465 schools in California. Rankings don't always go up to 10,465 because some schools have missing data.
8414thlargest school
8519thhighest number of FTE teachers
3019thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
8741sthighest average teaching salary
7782ndhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
9352ndhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
3967thhighest diversity index
7362ndhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Kindergarten: 3 hours

1st Grade - 3rd Grade: 3.8 hours

4th Grade - 8th Grade: 4 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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