Whittier Elementary School



Whittier Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whittier Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 84
1 87
2 70
3 66
4 51
5 40
6 40
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Whittier Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Boise, ID in the Boise Independent School District. It enrolls 438 students in grades 1st through 12th. Whittier Elementary School is the 149th largest public school in Idaho and the 27,681st largest nationally. It has 17.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 438
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.52
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 27,681st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Idaho: 149th out of 399
Student/Teacher Rank in Idaho: 127th out of 391
Full Time Teacher Rank in Idaho: 100th out of 391

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Whittier Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 224
(51%)
7,188
(49%)
 Male 214
(49%)
7,565
(51%)

Whittier Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 218
(50%)
11,484
(78%)
 Hispanic 182
(42%)
1,759
(12%)
 Two or More 17
(4%)
370
(3%)
 Black 13
(3%)
384
(3%)
 Asian 8
(2%)
588
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
94
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
74
(1%)

Whittier Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 304
(69%)
5,772
(39%)
 Not Eligible 131
(30%)
8,335
(56%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(1%)
646
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 384 ranked schools in Idaho, Whittier Elementary School is ranked 73rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whittier Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (70.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 51.4%. 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 323
2006 295
2007 283
2008 317
2009 345
2010 384
2011 392
2012 438

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.6
2006 15.9
2007 14.7
2008 14.3
2009 13.6
2010 14.2
2011 14.7
2012 17.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.71207430340557
2006 0.76949152542373
2007 0.7773851590106
2008 0.68454258675079
2009 0.64927536231884
2010 0.69791666666667
2011 0.58163265306122
2012 0.70091324200913

Compare Whittier Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,790.0% 17.9:1
 
1,876.4% 18.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 70.1%
 

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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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