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 Nonsectarian
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.: 41%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
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 BasketballFlag FootballVolleyballBasketballFlag 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 Springstone (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Mary Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is NorthCreek Academy & Preschool (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Walnut Creek St. Mary Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    1158 Bont Ln
    Walnut Creek , CA , 94596
    (925)935-5054
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.5  mi  |  291  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Walnut Creek
    Contra Costa Jewish Community Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Jewish)
    2071 Tice Valley Blvd
    Walnut Creek , CA , 94595
    (925)407-0426
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Jewish)
    0.9  mi  |  47  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Walnut Creek
    NorthCreek Academy & Preschool
    (Christian)
    2303A Ygnacio Valley Road
    Walnut Creek , CA , 94598
    (925)954-6322
    (Christian)
    1.1  mi  |  416  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Lafayette Meher Schools    
    999 Leland Dr
    Lafayette , CA , 94549
    (925)938-9958
    1.1  mi  |  331  students  |  Gr.  K-6
  • Walnut Creek Walnut Boulevard KinderCare
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    2521 Walnut Boulevard
    Walnut Creek , CA , 94596
    (925)935-3276
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1.5  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  NS-PK

School Reviews

  • Recommended March 16, 2012 - 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. - Posted by Administrator

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