Whittier Elementary School



Whittier Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whittier Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 110
1 93
2 114
3 94
4 101
5 97
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Whittier Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Waukegan, IL in the Waukegan Community Unit School District 60. It enrolls 609 students in grades 1st through 12th. Whittier Elementary School is the 389th largest public school in Illinois and the 12,675th largest nationally. It has 16.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 609
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 38
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,675th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 389th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,652nd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 575th out of 2,345

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Whittier Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 316
(52%)
6,274
(51%)
 Female 293
(48%)
6,041
(49%)

Whittier Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 522
(86%)
9,662
(78%)
 Black 62
(10%)
1,752
(14%)
 White 11
(2%)
442
(4%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
234
(2%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
152
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
56
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
17
(0%)

Whittier Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 605
(99%)
11,970
(97%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 4
(1%)
345
(3%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(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 2,528th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whittier Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (0.7%) 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
2007 947
2008 979
2009 584
2010 619
2011 608
2012 609

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 47.4
2008 37.7
2009 20.1
2010 20
2011 21
2012 16

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007
2008
2009 0.81506849315068
2010 0.7156704361874
2011 0.57894736842105
2012 0.006568144499179

Compare Whittier Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 0.7%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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