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About This School

Big Walnut Elementary School is a public elementary school in Sunbury. The principal of Big Walnut Elementary School is Mr. Mark J. Cooper, who can be contacted at 389 students attend Big Walnut Elementary School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Hispanic. 14% of the 389 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 25% are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Big Walnut Elementary School is 18:1. General Rosecrans Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
  • Sports

    • Basketball
    • P.E. classes
    • Yoga

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 90% 92%
Multiracial 5% 3%
Hispanic 3% 2%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 0.4%
Asian 0.8% 0.9%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.4% 0.4%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.2% 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 25% 19%
Economically disadvantaged 14% 15%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    Wonderful school! Teachers and staff are very involved with students and their families. Parental involvement is strongly encouraged. A+ !!

  • (5 years ago)

    A wonderful school we are lucky to have such dedicated teachers and staff.

  • (5 years ago)

    Big Walnut Elementary is wonderful. We have been happy with all the teachers my kids have had (2nd and 5th graders). I have seen lots of parental involvement and in fact it is encouraged by all the staff members.

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