Whittier Elementary School



Whittier Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whittier Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 36
1 47
2 52
3 39
4 39
5 46
6 43
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Whittier Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Downers Grove, IL in the Downers Grove Gsd 58 School District. It enrolls 302 students in grades 1st through 12th. Whittier Elementary School is the 1,735th largest public school in Illinois and the 41,391st largest nationally. It has 17.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 302
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.58
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 41,391st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,735th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,658th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,884th out of 2,415

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Whittier Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 154
(51%)
2,006
(51%)
 Female 148
(49%)
1,937
(49%)

Whittier Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 256
(85%)
2,973
(75%)
 Hispanic 21
(7%)
446
(11%)
 Two or More 15
(5%)
158
(4%)
 Asian 8
(3%)
217
(6%)
 Black 2
(1%)
142
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
7
(0%)

Whittier Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 287
(95%)
3,572
(91%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 15
(5%)
346
(9%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
25
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,421 ranked schools in Illinois, Whittier Elementary School is ranked 2,345th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whittier Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (5.0%) is significantly lower than the state average of 52.9%. 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 254
2006 277
2007 283
2008 294
2009 286
2010 300
2011 300
2012 287
2013 311
2014 331
2015 302

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.9
2006 18.5
2007 18.9
2008 18.7
2009 18.2
2010 22.8
2011 22.5
2012 14.4
2013 21.4
2014 19.9
2015 17.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 N/A
2008 N/A
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 0.056666666666667
2012 0.045296167247387
2013 0.067524115755627
2014 0.1238670694864
2015 0.049668874172185

Compare Whittier Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,720.0% 17.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 5.0%
 
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Whittier Elementary School
Downers Grove, IL
Public KG - 06 302 17.2:1  
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Private PK - 08 363 8:1 2 miles
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Private PK - 08 188 10:1 2 miles
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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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