Whittier K-8 School



Whittier K-8 School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whittier K-8 School Students by Grade
PK 27
K 40
1 47
2 44
3 43
4 24
5 21
6 28
7 20
8 13
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Whittier K-8 School is a public elementary school located in Denver, CO in the School District No. 1 in the County of Denver and State of C. It enrolls 307 students in grades 1st through 12th. Whittier K-8 School is the 817th largest public school in Colorado and the 40,972nd largest nationally. It has 14.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 307
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.17
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 40,972nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 817th out of 1,099
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 256th out of 1,097
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 729th out of 1,097

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Whittier K-8 School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 159
(52%)
36,843
(51%)
 Female 148
(48%)
35,491
(49%)

Whittier K-8 School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 146
(48%)
9,275
(13%)
 Hispanic 113
(37%)
40,653
(56%)
 Two or More 24
(8%)
2,516
(3%)
 White 17
(6%)
17,034
(24%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
413
(1%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
2,281
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
162
(0%)

Whittier K-8 School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 251
(82%)
43,867
(61%)
 Not Eligible 31
(10%)
22,641
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 25
(8%)
5,826
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,092 ranked schools in Colorado, Whittier K-8 School is ranked 283rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whittier K-8 School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 44.5%. 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 K-8 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 246
2006 223
2007 250
2008 297
2009 289
2010 301
2011 283
2012 300
2013 318
2014 321
2015 307

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.1
2006 15.4
2007 13
2008 16.1
2009 17.8
2010 17.9
2011 17.7
2012 21.2
2013 16.1
2014 17.4
2015 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.82520325203252
2006 0.70403587443946
2007 0.7
2008 0.65993265993266
2009 0.91695501730104
2010 0.95348837209302
2011 0.81978798586572
2012 0.83
2013 0.93081761006289
2014 0.90031152647975
2015 0.89902280130293

Compare Whittier K-8 School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 89.9%
 

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Public PK - 08 307 14.5:1  
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