Walter F. Dexter Middle School



Walter F. Dexter Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Walter F. Dexter Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 146
7 416
8 396
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Walter F. Dexter Middle School is a public elementary school located in Whittier, CA in the Whittier City Elementary School District. It enrolls 958 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 21.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 958
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 44.7

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Walter F. Dexter Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 531
(55%)
3,035
(52%)
 Female 427
(45%)
2,797
(48%)

Walter F. Dexter Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 877
(92%)
5,296
(91%)
 White 53
(6%)
230
(4%)
 Two or More 17
(2%)
224
(4%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
45
(1%)
 Black 3
(0%)
28
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Walter F. Dexter Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 500
(52%)
3,493
(60%)
 Not Eligible 364
(38%)
1,698
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 94
(10%)
641
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Walter F. Dexter Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (62.0%) is slightly 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.

Walter F. Dexter Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1285
2006 1272
2007 1252
2008 1307
2009 1281
2010 1249
2011 1199
2012 958

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23.2
2006 23.3
2007 21.3
2008 24.9
2009 24.7
2010 N/A
2011 25.3
2012 21.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.62023346303502
2006 0.22091194968553
2007 0.71485623003195
2008 0.66335118592196
2009 0.69320843091335
2010 0.59887910328263
2011 0.47873227689741
2012 0.62004175365344

Compare Walter F. Dexter Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,140.0% 21.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 62.0%
 

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Walter F. Dexter Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 958 21.4:1  
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Private KG - 08 216 20:1 2 miles
Whittier Christian Schools - Newlin Campus
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Private PK - 08 335 18:1 2 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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