Whittier Elementary School



Whittier Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whittier Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 27
K 46
1 45
2 39
3 39
4 36
5 33
6 40
7 34
8 40
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Whittier Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 379 students in grades 1st through 12th. Whittier Elementary School is the 1,327th largest public school in Illinois and the 33,721st largest nationally. It has 9.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 379
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.01
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 33,721st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,327th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 243rd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 541st out of 2,345

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Whittier Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 192
(51%)
150,004
(50%)
 Female 187
(49%)
147,201
(50%)

Whittier Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 371
(98%)
136,780
(46%)
 White 5
(1%)
27,560
(9%)
 Black 2
(1%)
117,242
(39%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
4,546
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
9,613
(3%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1,030
(0%)

Whittier Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 358
(94%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 16
(4%)
42,629
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 5
(1%)
10,527
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Whittier Elementary School is ranked 476th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whittier Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (95.8%) 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.

Whittier Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 409
2006 389
2007 358
2008 392
2009 402
2010 413
2011 407
2012 379

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.9
2006 17.7
2007 17
2008 17
2009 18.3
2010 16.5
2011 18.5
2012 9.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 1.0097799511002
2006 1.0179948586118
2007 1.0083798882682
2008 0.96683673469388
2009 0.99253731343284
2010 0.99273607748184
2011 0.98034398034398
2012 0.95778364116095

Compare Whittier Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
970.0% 9.7:1
 
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 95.8%
 

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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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