Whittier Elementary School



Whittier Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whittier Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 74
1 78
2 71
3 70
4 66
5 58
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Whittier Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Boulder, CO in the Boulder Valley School District No. Re2. It enrolls 417 students in grades 1st through 12th. Whittier Elementary School is the 560th largest public school in Colorado and the 30,336th largest nationally. It has 15.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 417
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.76
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 30,336th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 560th out of 1,099
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 306th out of 1,097
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 430th out of 1,097

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Whittier Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 219
(53%)
11,352
(51%)
 Female 198
(47%)
10,730
(49%)

Whittier Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 256
(61%)
15,100
(68%)
 Hispanic 105
(25%)
4,156
(19%)
 Asian 31
(7%)
1,326
(6%)
 Two or More 20
(5%)
1,181
(5%)
 Black 4
(1%)
214
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
29
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
76
(0%)

Whittier Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 240
(58%)
16,958
(77%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 158
(38%)
4,177
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(5%)
947
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,092 ranked schools in Colorado, Whittier Elementary School is ranked 470th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whittier Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (42.4%) is slightly lower than the state average of 44.5%. 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
2005 319
2006 323
2007 320
2008 347
2009 333
2010 369
2011 394
2012 401
2013 389
2014 396
2015 417

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.6
2006 14.3
2007 14.4
2008 14.2
2009 12.9
2010 14.2
2011 13.5
2012 13.8
2013 14.2
2014 14.7
2015 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.36363636363636
2006 0.43343653250774
2007 0.378125
2008 0.37752161383285
2009 0.37537537537538
2010 0.35230352303523
2011 0.35786802030457
2012 0.35910224438903
2013 0.37789203084833
2014 0.38888888888889
2015 0.42446043165468

Compare Whittier Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 42.4%
 
State Average 44.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Whittier Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 417 15:1  
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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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