Whittier Elementary School



Whittier Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whittier Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 24
K 60
1 74
2 59
3 70
4 69
5 58
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Whittier Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Oak Park, IL in the Oak Park Esd 97 School District. It enrolls 414 students in grades 1st through 12th. Whittier Elementary School is the 1,156th largest public school in Illinois and the 30,199th largest nationally. It has 11.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 414
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.71
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 30,199th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,156th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 536th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 682nd out of 2,345

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Whittier Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 219
(53%)
2,926
(51%)
 Female 195
(47%)
2,850
(49%)

Whittier Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 234
(57%)
3,253
(56%)
 Black 101
(24%)
1,347
(23%)
 Two or More 44
(11%)
580
(10%)
 Hispanic 20
(5%)
333
(6%)
 Asian 14
(3%)
250
(4%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Whittier Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 322
(78%)
4,533
(78%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 80
(19%)
1,010
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 12
(3%)
233
(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 1,853rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whittier Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (22.2%) 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 390
2006 409
2007 374
2008 371
2009 378
2010 435
2011 410
2012 414

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.8
2006 14.6
2007 13.9
2008 10.7
2009 10.8
2010 12.1
2011 11.4
2012 11.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.2025641025641
2006 0.22249388753056
2007 0.2192513368984
2008 0.18867924528302
2009 0.24338624338624
2010 0.22988505747126
2011 0.20731707317073
2012 0.22222222222222

Compare Whittier Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,160.0% 11.6:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 22.2%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Whittier Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 414 11.6:1  
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Public KG - 08 303 20.7:1 1 miles
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Private KG - 08 113 22:1 1 miles
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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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