Whistler Elementary School



Whistler Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whistler Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 20
K 16
1 24
2 27
3 36
4 26
5 18
6 30
7 31
8 34
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Whistler Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 262 students in grades 1st through 12th. Whistler Elementary School is the 1,931st largest public school in Illinois and the 44,641st largest nationally. It has 16.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 262
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 15.72
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 44,641st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,931st out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,518th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,012th out of 2,415

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Whistler Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 138
(53%)
145,297
(49%)
 Male 124
(47%)
148,447
(51%)

Whistler Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 259
(99%)
113,125
(39%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
641
(0%)
 Hispanic 1
(0%)
136,960
(47%)
 White 1
(0%)
28,538
(10%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
10,422
(4%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
3,538
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
520
(0%)

Whistler Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 250
(95%)
247,049
(84%)
 Not Eligible 12
(5%)
46,387
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
308
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,421 ranked schools in Illinois, Whistler Elementary School is ranked 831st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whistler Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (95.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 52.9%. 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.

Whistler Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 520
2006 476
2007 526
2008 411
2009 417
2010 410
2011 377
2012 318
2013 334
2014 288
2015 262

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15
2006 25.1
2007 23.9
2008 13.7
2009 16
2010 16.4
2011 17.1
2012 14.5
2013 17.6
2014 15.9
2015 16.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.93269230769231
2006 0.97268907563025
2007 0.94296577946768
2008 0.99270072992701
2009 0.99280575539568
2010 0.98292682926829
2011 0.95225464190981
2012 0.92767295597484
2013 0.96706586826347
2014 0.95486111111111
2015 0.95419847328244

Compare Whistler Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,670.0% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 95.4%
 

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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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