Whittier Elementary School



Whittier Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whittier Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 4
K 69
1 56
2 50
3 53
4 58
5 45
6 66
7 47
8 58
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Whittier Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Phoenix, AZ in the Phoenix Elementary School District. It enrolls 506 students in grades 1st through 12th. Whittier Elementary School is the 624th largest public school in Arizona and the 20,966th largest nationally. It has 20.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 506
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,966th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 624th out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 733rd out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 662nd out of 948

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Whittier Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 269
(53%)
3,636
(51%)
 Female 237
(47%)
3,553
(49%)

Whittier Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 446
(88%)
5,891
(82%)
 White 24
(5%)
353
(5%)
 Black 17
(3%)
521
(7%)
 American Indian 14
(3%)
190
(3%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
65
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
166
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Whittier Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 402
(79%)
5,229
(73%)
 Not Eligible 62
(12%)
1,449
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 42
(8%)
511
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Whittier Elementary School is ranked 236th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whittier Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 55.6%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Whittier Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 499
2006 503
2007 502
2008 485
2009 445
2010 475
2011 490
2012 506

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.6
2006 18
2007 19.8
2008 19
2009 16.8
2010 18.6
2011 20.4
2012 20.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006 0.82306163021869
2007 0.99402390438247
2008 0.99381443298969
2009 0.078651685393258
2010 0.037894736842105
2011 0.89591836734694
2012 0.87747035573123

Compare Whittier Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
2,070.0% 20.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 
This School 87.7%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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