Whittier Elementary School



Whittier Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whittier Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 72
1 67
2 55
3 53
4 57
5 45
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Whittier Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Sioux City, IA in the Sioux City Community School District. It enrolls 349 students in grades 1st through 12th. Whittier Elementary School is the 304th largest public school in Iowa and the 36,776th largest nationally. It has 14.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 349
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.92
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 36,776th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 304th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 304th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 288th out of 723

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Whittier Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 186
(53%)
5,059
(52%)
 Female 163
(47%)
4,702
(48%)

Whittier Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 215
(62%)
5,320
(55%)
 Hispanic 95
(27%)
2,943
(30%)
 Two or More 15
(4%)
319
(3%)
 Black 10
(3%)
447
(5%)
 American Indian 6
(2%)
365
(4%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
322
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
45
(0%)

Whittier Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 178
(51%)
5,461
(56%)
 Not Eligible 126
(36%)
3,448
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 45
(13%)
852
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Whittier Elementary School is ranked 145th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whittier Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (63.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 43.8%. 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 397
2006 385
2007 401
2008 342
2009 368
2010 355
2011 376
2012 349

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.6
2006 14.5
2007 15.1
2008 14.6
2009 14
2010 14.2
2011 15.1
2012 14

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.53400503778338
2006 0.51948051948052
2007 0.55610972568579
2008 0.50877192982456
2009 0.57608695652174
2010 0.57183098591549
2011 0.64893617021277
2012 0.63896848137536

Compare Whittier Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,400.0% 14.0:1
 
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 63.9%
 

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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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