Whittier Elementary



Whittier Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whittier Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 212
1 180
2 157
3 168
4 162
5 149
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Whittier Elementary is a public elementary school located in Long Beach, CA in the Long Beach Unified School District. It enrolls 1,028 students in grades 1st through 12th. Whittier Elementary is the 168th largest public school in California and the 1,166th largest nationally. It has 26.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,028
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 39
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,166th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 168th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,942nd out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 245th out of 6,257

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Whittier Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 514
(50%)
27,515
(52%)
 Female 514
(50%)
25,681
(48%)

Whittier Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 716
(70%)
30,403
(57%)
 Asian 171
(17%)
5,334
(10%)
 Black 84
(8%)
6,838
(13%)
 Two or More 41
(4%)
2,784
(5%)
 White 9
(1%)
6,972
(13%)
 Pacific Islander 7
(1%)
769
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
96
(0%)

Whittier Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 841
(82%)
31,686
(60%)
 Not Eligible 149
(14%)
16,735
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 38
(4%)
4,775
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Whittier Elementary is ranked 107th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whittier Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.5%) is 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 919
2006 920
2007 872
2008 893
2009 867
2010 850
2011 856
2012 846
2013 914
2014 954
2015 1028

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.4
2006 18.8
2007 16.9
2008 19.8
2009 20.6
2010 N/A
2011 28.1
2012 28.2
2013 29
2014 28.1
2015 26.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.96082698585419
2006 0.93586956521739
2007 0.93463302752294
2008 0.92945128779395
2009 0.92964244521338
2010 0.94470588235294
2011
2012 0.69976359338061
2013 0.83041575492341
2014 0.79559748427673
2015 0.85505836575875

Compare Whittier Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,640.0% 26.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 85.5%
 

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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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