Whittier Elementary School



Whittier Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whittier Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 110
K 49
1 50
2 45
3 53
4 48
5 49
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Whittier Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Indianola, IA in the Indianola Community School District. It enrolls 404 students in grades 1st through 12th. Whittier Elementary School is the 232nd largest public school in Iowa and the 31,664th largest nationally. It has 16.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 404
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 31,664th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 232nd out of 705
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 581st out of 705
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 319th out of 705

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Whittier Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 205
(51%)
1,209
(48%)
 Male 199
(49%)
1,293
(52%)

Whittier Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 376
(93%)
2,271
(91%)
 Hispanic 13
(3%)
93
(4%)
 Two or More 9
(2%)
76
(3%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
25
(1%)
 Black 2
(0%)
35
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Whittier Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 296
(73%)
1,762
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 89
(22%)
590
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(5%)
150
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 699 ranked schools in Iowa, Whittier Elementary School is ranked 388th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whittier Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (26.7%) is lower than the state average of 43.8%. 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 465
2006 447
2007 464
2008 326
2009 345
2010 411
2011 417
2012 427
2013 412
2014 277
2015 404

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.8
2006 14.9
2007 15
2008 12
2009 13.2
2010 18.6
2011 20.5
2012 20.6
2013 18.7
2014 11.9
2015 16.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.21720430107527
2006 0.24608501118568
2007 0.23060344827586
2008 0.28527607361963
2009 0.29275362318841
2010 0.25060827250608
2011 0.35731414868106
2012 0.28805620608899
2013 0.30825242718447
2014 0.31046931407942
2015 0.26732673267327

Compare Whittier Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,401.7% 14.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,660.0% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 26.7%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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