Whittier Elementary School



Whittier Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whittier Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 101
5 119
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Whittier Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Blue Island, IL in the Cook County School District 130. It enrolls 220 students in grades 1st through 12th. Whittier Elementary School is the 2,164th largest public school in Illinois and the 47,061st largest nationally. It has 11.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 220
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.52
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 47,061st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 2,164th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 599th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,825th out of 2,345

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Whittier Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 118
(54%)
2,019
(52%)
 Female 102
(46%)
1,887
(48%)

Whittier Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 169
(77%)
2,336
(60%)
 Black 33
(15%)
896
(23%)
 White 15
(7%)
594
(15%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
46
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
23
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Whittier Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 195
(89%)
2,671
(68%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 14
(6%)
140
(4%)
 Not Eligible 11
(5%)
1,095
(28%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Whittier Elementary School is ranked 1,105th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whittier Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (95.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 54.0%. 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 268
2006 254
2007 236
2008 229
2009 223
2010 245
2011 221
2012 220

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.3
2006 23.1
2007 23.6
2008 16.4
2009 14.9
2010 14.4
2011 14.7
2012 11.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.8955223880597
2006 0.90944881889764
2007 0.90677966101695
2008 0.90393013100437
2009 0.9372197309417
2010 0.9469387755102
2011 0.94117647058824
2012 0.95

Compare Whittier Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,190.0% 11.9:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 95.0%
 

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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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