LaMorinda Public Schools consistently rank in the top 10% of California schools. Each city has its own respective school districts for grades K through 8, however, since each town only has one high school, the high schools are in a single school district (Acalanes School District) separate from the K-8 system. Learn about each city’s school system through the links in the API (Academic Performance Index) chart below.
All LaMorinda school districts were ranked highly in Forbes Magazine’s article America’s Best School Districts for Your Housing Buck in April 2011. This is why home buyers seek out LaMorinda to live in addition to its close proximity to San Francisco and easy access to BART. For more information about LaMorinda go to HataHomes.com
2010-2011 API School Score Comparison
API is the California Academic Performance Index. LaMorinda schools consistently rank in the top 10% of the state. Click on the links for the respective district websites. Compare Contra Costa County API scores to Alameda County API scores.
LaMorinda API School Scores 2010-2011
|Lafayette K-8 Schools||API||Moraga K-8 Schools||API||Orinda K-8Schools||API|
|Burton Valley||926||Camino Pablo||966||Del Rey||965|
|Happy Valley||967||Donald Rheem||976||Glorietta||969|
|Lafayette||943||Los Perales||961||Sleepy Hollow||984|
|Stanely Middle School||929||Joaquin Moraga Intermediate||951||Orinda Intermediate||956|
|Acalanes High School||911||Campolindo High School||922||Miramonte High School||944|
See how LaMorinda stacks up against other top rated school districts nearby:
Walnut Creek School API School Scores
Walnut Creek Schools are divided into 2 main school districts: Walnut Creek & Mt Diablo Unified school districts. They are listed below.
|Walnut Creek Grades K-8||API|
|Buena Vista Elem||895|
|Indian Valley Elem||926|
|Walnut Heights Elem||946|
|Walnut Creek Intermediate||911|
|Las Lomas High School||874|
|Mount Diablo Grades K – 12||API|
|Valle Verde Elementary||947|
|Walnut Acres Elementary||934|
|Eagle Peak Montessori||914|
|Foothill Middle School||890|
|North Gate High School||860|
Piedmont API School Scores & Map
|Peidmont City School District||API|
|Piedmont Middle School||943|
|Piedmont High School||930|
Fund raising arms for each town bring in over a million dollars per town to help bridge the gap from the short fall of state funding. This is the reason why LaMorinda & Piedmont schools have been able to maintain their curriculum despite state budget cuts. Additionally, each town has a parcel tax to help fund the schools.