Whistler Elementary School



Whistler Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whistler Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 34
K 26
1 23
2 24
3 29
4 34
5 33
6 40
7 29
8 46
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Whistler Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 318 students in grades 1st through 12th. Whistler Elementary School is the 1,683rd largest public school in Illinois and the 39,615th largest nationally. It has 14.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 318
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.95
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 39,615th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,683rd out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,269th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,602nd out of 2,345

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Whistler Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 162
(51%)
150,004
(50%)
 Female 156
(49%)
147,201
(50%)

Whistler Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 315
(99%)
117,242
(39%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1,030
(0%)
 Hispanic 1
(0%)
136,780
(46%)
 White 1
(0%)
27,560
(9%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
9,613
(3%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
4,546
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)

Whistler Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 295
(93%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 23
(7%)
42,629
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
10,527
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Whistler Elementary School is ranked 691st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whistler Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (92.8%) 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.

Whistler Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 520
2006 476
2007 526
2008 411
2009 417
2010 410
2011 377
2012 318

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15
2006 25.1
2007 23.9
2008 13.7
2009 16
2010 16.4
2011 17.1
2012 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.93269230769231
2006 0.97268907563025
2007 0.94296577946768
2008 0.99270072992701
2009 0.99280575539568
2010 0.98292682926829
2011 0.95225464190981
2012 0.92767295597484

Compare Whistler Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 92.8%
 

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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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