Whittier Elementary School



Whittier Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whittier Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 40
K 76
1 78
2 84
3 94
4 79
5 94
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Whittier Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Northlake, IL in the Berkeley School District 87. It enrolls 545 students in grades 1st through 12th. Whittier Elementary School is the 554th largest public school in Illinois and the 17,486th largest nationally. It has 16.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 545
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 33.44
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,486th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 554th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,725th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 807th out of 2,345

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Whittier Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 283
(52%)
1,359
(50%)
 Male 262
(48%)
1,377
(50%)

Whittier Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 470
(86%)
1,870
(68%)
 White 62
(11%)
131
(5%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
44
(2%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
53
(2%)
 Black 2
(0%)
620
(23%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
16
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Whittier Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 295
(54%)
1,719
(63%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 149
(27%)
525
(19%)
 Not Eligible 101
(19%)
492
(18%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Whittier Elementary School is ranked 313th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whittier Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.5%) is 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 490
2006 482
2007 491
2008 523
2009 493
2010 507
2011 513
2012 545

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.3
2006 19.3
2007 20.5
2008 19.4
2009 19
2010 22
2011 20.5
2012 16.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.54081632653061
2006 0.63900414937759
2007 0.63136456211813
2008 0.60420650095602
2009 0.70182555780933
2010 0.69230769230769
2011 0.66666666666667
2012 0.81467889908257

Compare Whittier Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,630.0% 16.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 81.5%
 

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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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