Whitney Elementary School



Whitney Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whitney Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 78
K 122
1 96
2 132
3 122
4 120
5 105
6 126
7 97
8 90
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Whitney Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 1,088 students in grades 1st through 12th. Whitney Elementary School is the 40th largest public school in Illinois and the 854th largest nationally. It has 20.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,088
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 51.98
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 854th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 40th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,295th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 87th out of 2,415

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Whitney Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 549
(50%)
148,447
(51%)
 Female 539
(50%)
145,297
(49%)

Whitney Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,075
(99%)
136,960
(47%)
 White 11
(1%)
28,538
(10%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
3,538
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
641
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
10,422
(4%)
 Black 0
(0%)
113,125
(39%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
520
(0%)

Whitney Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,064
(98%)
247,049
(84%)
 Not Eligible 24
(2%)
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, Whitney Elementary School is ranked 27th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whitney Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.8%) 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.

Whitney Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1069
2006 1057
2007 1052
2008 1110
2009 1121
2010 1112
2011 1122
2012 1073
2013 1093
2014 1098
2015 1088

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.6
2006 23
2007 20.2
2008 22.2
2009 20.8
2010 21
2011 21.2
2012 14.2
2013 18.6
2014 20.1
2015 20.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.93732460243218
2006 0.86754966887417
2007 0.97433460076046
2008 0.95045045045045
2009 0.96520963425513
2010 0.97841726618705
2011 0.97147950089127
2012 0.98229263746505
2013 0.98170173833486
2014 0.98816029143898
2015 0.97794117647059

Compare Whitney Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,090.0% 20.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 97.8%
 

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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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