Whittier Elementary



Whittier Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whittier Elementary Students by Grade
PK 103
K 100
1 105
2 130
3 115
4 105
5 89
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Whittier Elementary is a public elementary school located in Frederick, MD in the Frederick County Public Schools. It enrolls 747 students in grades 1st through 12th. Whittier Elementary is the 86th largest public school in Maryland and the 6,129th largest nationally. It has 15.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 747
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 47
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,129th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 86th out of 922
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 539th out of 920
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 115th out of 920

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Whittier Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 378
(51%)
14,605
(52%)
 Female 369
(49%)
13,731
(48%)

Whittier Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 341
(46%)
17,564
(62%)
 Black 198
(27%)
3,316
(12%)
 Hispanic 114
(15%)
4,323
(15%)
 Asian 57
(8%)
1,506
(5%)
 Two or More 22
(3%)
1,459
(5%)
 American Indian 9
(1%)
106
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(1%)
62
(0%)

Whittier Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 486
(65%)
19,903
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 193
(26%)
7,160
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 68
(9%)
1,273
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 921 ranked schools in Maryland, Whittier Elementary is ranked 397th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whittier Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (34.9%) is slightly lower than the state average of 48.4%. 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 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 736
2006 773
2007 755
2008 740
2009 760
2010 786
2011 810
2012 777
2013 797
2014 792
2015 747

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.5
2006 16.8
2007 15.6
2008 16.1
2009 15.9
2010 16.1
2011 15.3
2012 15.4
2013 15.8
2014 16.5
2015 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.15625
2006 0.1862871927555
2007 0.19470198675497
2008 0.21216216216216
2009 0.25263157894737
2010 0.25063613231552
2011 0.25185185185185
2012 0.26512226512227
2013 0.32120451693852
2014 0.30808080808081
2015 0.34939759036145

Compare Whittier Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,343.0% 13.4:1
 
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 34.9%
 
State Average 48.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public PK - 05 747 15.9:1  
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St John Regional Catholic School
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Private PK - 08 497 15:1 3 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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