Whittier Primary School



Whittier Primary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whittier Primary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 66
1 68
2 69
3 90
4 87
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Whittier Primary School is a public elementary school located in Peoria, IL in the Peoria School District 150. It enrolls 380 students in grades 1st through 12th. Whittier Primary School is the 1,323rd largest public school in Illinois and the 33,630th largest nationally. It has 14.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 380
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.07
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 33,630th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,323rd out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,140th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,223rd out of 2,345

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Whittier Primary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 204
(54%)
5,349
(52%)
 Female 176
(46%)
4,922
(48%)

Whittier Primary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 176
(46%)
5,820
(57%)
 White 149
(39%)
2,436
(24%)
 Two or More 34
(9%)
855
(8%)
 Hispanic 15
(4%)
951
(9%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
33
(0%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
160
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
16
(0%)

Whittier Primary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 258
(68%)
7,190
(70%)
 Not Eligible 122
(32%)
2,822
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
259
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Whittier Primary School is ranked 857th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whittier Primary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (67.9%) is slightly 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 Primary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 345
2006 362
2007 371
2008 406
2009 452
2010 485
2011 417
2012 380

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.6
2006 16.5
2007 19.5
2008 16.7
2009 17.7
2010 18.8
2011 16.2
2012 14

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.54492753623188
2006 0.61878453038674
2007 0.64959568733154
2008 0.54187192118227
2009 0.70575221238938
2010 0.74226804123711
2011 0.68345323741007
2012 0.67894736842105

Compare Whittier Primary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,400.0% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 67.9%
 

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