Whittier Elementary



Whittier Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whittier Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 214
1 157
2 165
3 175
4 180
5 156
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Whittier Elementary is a public elementary school located in Hemet, CA in the Hemet Unified School District. It enrolls 1,047 students in grades 1st through 12th. Whittier Elementary is the 147th largest public school in California and the 1,043rd largest nationally. It has 24.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,047
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 43.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,043rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 147th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 3,033rd out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 141st out of 6,257

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Whittier Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 531
(51%)
7,398
(51%)
 Female 516
(49%)
7,174
(49%)

Whittier Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 701
(67%)
8,219
(56%)
 White 158
(15%)
4,096
(28%)
 Black 106
(10%)
1,207
(8%)
 Two or More 58
(6%)
618
(4%)
 Asian 14
(1%)
251
(2%)
 American Indian 8
(1%)
132
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
49
(0%)

Whittier Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 854
(82%)
10,234
(70%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 101
(10%)
1,718
(12%)
 Not Eligible 92
(9%)
2,620
(18%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Whittier Elementary is ranked 60th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whittier Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 60.7%. 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 1018
2006 1008
2007 992
2008 915
2009 815
2010 1161
2011 1082
2012 1098
2013 1083
2014 1068
2015 1047

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.6
2006 19.4
2007 18
2008 20.3
2009 19.9
2010 N/A
2011 24.9
2012 25.8
2013 27.2
2014 25.2
2015 24.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.69253438113949
2006 0.79464285714286
2007 0.73790322580645
2008 0.86120218579235
2009 0.94723926380368
2010 0.86477174849268
2011 0.28650646950092
2012 0.90983606557377
2013 0.92428439519852
2014 0.92883895131086
2015 0.91212989493792

Compare Whittier Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,410.0% 24.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 91.2%
 

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Public KG - 05 1,047 24.1:1  
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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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