Whittier Elementary School



Whittier Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whittier Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 43
1 42
2 48
3 46
4 36
5 40
6 31
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Whittier Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Harvey, IL in the Harvey School District 152. It enrolls 286 students in grades 1st through 12th. Whittier Elementary School is the 1,853rd largest public school in Illinois and the 42,381st largest nationally. It has 10.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 286
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.63
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 42,381st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,853rd out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 374th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,245th out of 2,345

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Whittier Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 155
(54%)
996
(51%)
 Male 131
(46%)
954
(49%)

Whittier Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 232
(81%)
1,476
(76%)
 Hispanic 35
(12%)
425
(22%)
 Asian 14
(5%)
24
(1%)
 Two or More 5
(2%)
21
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Whittier Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 269
(94%)
1,761
(90%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(3%)
137
(7%)
 Not Eligible 7
(2%)
52
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Whittier Elementary School is ranked 755th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whittier Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 54.0%. 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 Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 319
2006 277
2007 297
2008 279
2009 285
2010 259
2011 276
2012 286

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.2
2006 12.6
2007 16.5
2008 13.3
2009 13.6
2010 14.4
2011 19.7
2012 10.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.96238244514107
2006 0.96750902527076
2007 0.91919191919192
2008 0.91397849462366
2009 0.92280701754386
2010 0.92277992277992
2011 0.94202898550725
2012 0.97552447552448

Compare Whittier Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,070.0% 10.7:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 97.6%
 

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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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