Whittier Elementary



Whittier Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whittier Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 210
1 193
2 168
3 194
4 167
5 166
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Whittier Elementary is a public elementary school located in Hemet, CA in the Hemet Unf School District. It enrolls 1,098 students in grades 1st through 12th. Whittier Elementary is the 106th largest public school in California and the 714th largest nationally. It has 25.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,098
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 42.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 714th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 106th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 3,942nd out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 159th out of 6,159

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Whittier Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 562
(51%)
7,021
(49%)
 Male 536
(49%)
7,449
(51%)

Whittier Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 707
(64%)
7,635
(53%)
 White 220
(20%)
4,726
(33%)
 Black 105
(10%)
1,055
(7%)
 Two or More 39
(4%)
533
(4%)
 Asian 10
(1%)
287
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 9
(1%)
64
(0%)
 American Indian 8
(1%)
170
(1%)

Whittier Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 900
(82%)
9,498
(66%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 99
(9%)
1,953
(13%)
 Not Eligible 99
(9%)
3,019
(21%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Whittier Elementary is ranked 34th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whittier Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 58.5%. 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 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1018
2006 1008
2007 992
2008 915
2009 815
2010 1161
2011 1082
2012 1098

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.6
2006 19.4
2007 18
2008 20.3
2009 19.9
2010 N/A
2011 24.9
2012 25.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.69253438113949
2006 0.79464285714286
2007 0.73790322580645
2008 0.86120218579235
2009 0.94723926380368
2010 0.86477174849268
2011 0.28650646950092
2012 0.90983606557377

Compare Whittier Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,580.0% 25.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 91.0%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Whittier Elementary
Hemet, CA
Public KG - 05 1,098 25.8:1  
Acacia Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 808 24.5:1 1 miles
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Private KG - 08 141 15:1 2 miles
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Private PK - KG 53 7:1 2 miles
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Public KG - 05 720 25.5:1 2 miles
Baptist Christian School
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Private KG - 12 260 15:1 2 miles
Mcsweeny Elementary
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Public KG - 05 747 24.1:1 2 miles
Jacob Wiens Elementary
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Public KG - 05 734 23.7:1 2 miles
Diamond Valley Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 1,124 27.1:1 2 miles
Family Tree Lrn Center
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Public KG - 08 111 27.8:1 2 miles
Community Christian School
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Private PK - 11 199 14:1 3 miles
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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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