Whittier Elementary School



Whittier Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whittier Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 35
1 35
2 54
3 40
4 50
5 36
6 37
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Whittier Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Downers Grove, IL in the Downers Grove Gsd 58 School District. It enrolls 287 students in grades 1st through 12th. Whittier Elementary School is the 1,846th largest public school in Illinois and the 42,295th largest nationally. It has 14.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 287
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.87
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 42,295th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,846th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,239th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,739th out of 2,345

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Whittier Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 154
(54%)
2,055
(52%)
 Female 133
(46%)
1,890
(48%)

Whittier Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 251
(87%)
3,029
(77%)
 Hispanic 17
(6%)
404
(10%)
 Two or More 10
(3%)
126
(3%)
 Asian 7
(2%)
214
(5%)
 Black 2
(1%)
166
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Whittier Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 274
(95%)
3,604
(91%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 13
(5%)
325
(8%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
16
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Whittier Elementary School is ranked 2,473rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whittier Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (4.5%) is significantly lower than the state average of 54.0%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 254
2006 277
2007 283
2008 294
2009 286
2010 300
2011 300
2012 287

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.9
2006 18.5
2007 18.9
2008 18.7
2009 18.2
2010 22.8
2011 22.5
2012 14.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 N/A
2008 N/A
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 0.056666666666667
2012 0.045296167247387

Compare Whittier Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,440.0% 14.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 4.5%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public KG - 06 287 14.4:1  
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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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