The Dorris-Eaton School

1847 Newell Avenue
Walnut Creek, CA 94595-0945
     Tel: (925)933-5225
        
   
Grades: PK - 8 | 411 students
Founded in 1954, The Dorris-Eaton School is recognized locally as well as nationally for its academic excellence.
Our graduates are prepared to succeed in the finest high schools and universities in the country.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1954

Student Body

Total Students 411 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 15%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade The Dorris-Eaton School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 33%
Average SAT score 1809
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 1 / Jan. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $18,990
Tuition Notes Tuition for grades 6 - 8 is $19,490. Tuition costs include basic textbooks, lab fees and most supplies.
% on Financial Aid 10%
Admissions Director Mary Lou Molinaro

Sports

Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Flag Football, VolleyballBasketballFlag Football,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Math Olympiad, Chess Club, Band, Drama, Student Council, Student Volunteers Math Olympiad, Chess Club, Band, Drama, Student Council,
Student Volunteers,

School Notes:

The Dorris-Eaton School embraces what is best in traditional education and augments it with carefully selected innovations. In addition to the core subjects, students receive specialized instruciton in Spanish, music, studio art, computer applications, and physical education. Financial Aid is available.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Halstrom Academy - Walnut Creek (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Mary Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Mary Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • Walnut Creek
    St Mary Elementary School
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    1158 Bont Ln
    Walnut CreekCA 94596
    (925)935-5054
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.5 mi | 299 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • Walnut Creek
    101 Ygnacio Valley Road, Suite 345
    Walnut CreekCA 94596
    (888)425-7876
      (Non-sectarian)
    1.1 mi | n/a students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • Walnut Creek
    2303A Ygnacio Valley Road
    Walnut CreekCA 94598
    (925)954-6322
      (Christian)
    1.1 mi | 417 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • Lafayette
    999 Leland Dr
    LafayetteCA 94549
    (925)938-9958
    1.2 mi | 191 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Walnut Creek
    2336 Buena Vista Avenue
    Walnut CreekCA 94597
    (925)935-1587
      (Baptist)
    1.6 mi | 271 students | Gr. PK-8                      

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1 year ago
The K-8 curriculum emphasizes reading/literature, writing, grammar, mathematics, science, and history. Foreign language, computer science, art, music, and physical education are integral components of the program. Junior high students are encouraged to participate in the after school competitive sports program.
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