Whittier Elementary School



Whittier Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whittier Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 5
K 40
1 63
2 54
3 57
4 47
5 46
6 43
7 51
8 65
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Whittier Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Phoenix, AZ in the Phoenix Elementary School District. It enrolls 471 students in grades 1st through 12th. Whittier Elementary School is the 710th largest public school in Arizona and the 24,747th largest nationally. It has 20.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 471
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,747th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 710th out of 1,244
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 604th out of 932
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 677th out of 932

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Whittier Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 255
(54%)
3,567
(51%)
 Female 216
(46%)
3,365
(49%)

Whittier Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 404
(86%)
5,626
(81%)
 American Indian 27
(6%)
215
(3%)
 White 19
(4%)
342
(5%)
 Black 17
(4%)
547
(8%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
87
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
111
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Whittier Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 381
(81%)
5,623
(81%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 51
(11%)
507
(7%)
 Not Eligible 39
(8%)
802
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,039 ranked schools in Arizona, Whittier Elementary School is ranked 259th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whittier Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.6%. 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 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 499
2006 503
2007 502
2008 485
2009 445
2010 475
2011 490
2012 506
2013 490
2014 505
2015 471

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.6
2006 18
2007 19.8
2008 19
2009 16.8
2010 18.6
2011 20.4
2012 20.7
2013 21.3
2014 22
2015 20

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006 0.82306163021869
2007 0.99402390438247
2008 0.99381443298969
2009 0.078651685393258
2010 0.037894736842105
2011 0.89591836734694
2012 0.87747035573123
2013 0.90204081632653
2014 0.92871287128713
2015 0.9171974522293

Compare Whittier Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,783.9% 17.8:1
 
2,000.0% 20.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 91.7%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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