Whittier Elementary



Whittier Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whittier Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 59
1 59
2 61
3 53
4 61
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Whittier Elementary is a public elementary school located in Winfield, KS in the Winfield School District. It enrolls 293 students in grades 1st through 12th. Whittier Elementary is the 407th largest public school in Kansas and the 41,840th largest nationally. It has 15.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 293
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 41,840th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 407th out of 745
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 449th out of 692
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 419th out of 692

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Whittier Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 161
(55%)
730
(52%)
 Female 132
(45%)
677
(48%)

Whittier Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 207
(71%)
1,038
(74%)
 Hispanic 37
(13%)
158
(11%)
 Two or More 28
(10%)
120
(9%)
 Asian 12
(4%)
53
(4%)
 Black 4
(1%)
25
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
10
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(1%)
3
(0%)

Whittier Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 159
(54%)
733
(52%)
 Not Eligible 101
(34%)
505
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(11%)
169
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 741 ranked schools in Kansas, Whittier Elementary is ranked 245th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whittier Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (65.5%) is higher than the state average of 52.9%. 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 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 298
2006 270
2007 264
2008 264
2009 300
2010 305
2011 284
2012 293

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.7
2006 13.3
2007 15.4
2008 16
2009 16.7
2010 16.9
2011 14.7
2012 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.5
2006 0.55555555555556
2007 0.51136363636364
2008 0.59469696969697
2009 0.61666666666667
2010 0.59016393442623
2011 0.63732394366197
2012 0.65529010238908

Compare Whittier Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,367.1% 13.7:1
 
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 65.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Whittier Elementary
Winfield, KS
Public KG - 04 293 15:1  
Webster Elementary
Winfield, KS
Public PK - 04 186 31:1 1 miles
Winfield Intermediate School
Winfield, KS
Public 05 - 06 367 13.5:1 1 miles
Trinity Lutheran School
Winfield, KS
Private PK - 06 68 8:1 1 miles
Holy Name Catholic School
Winfield, KS
Private PK - 06 66 16:1 2 miles
Irving Elementary
Winfield, KS
Public PK - 04 234 12.2:1 2 miles
Lowell Elementary
Winfield, KS
Public KG - 04 175 13.5:1 2 miles
Country View Elementary
Winfield, KS
Public KG - 04 152 10.6:1 6 miles
Oxford Elementary
Oxford, KS
Public PK - 06 202 13.4:1 11 miles
Ark City Christian Academy
Arkansas City, KS
Private PK - 12 79 6:1 12 miles
Arkansas City Middle School
Arkansas City, KS
Public 06 - 08 631 14.5:1 12 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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