Whittier Elementary



Whittier Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whittier Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 86
1 69
2 78
3 77
4 83
5 86
6 48
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Whittier Elementary is a public elementary school located in Kansas City, MO in the Kansas City 33 School District. It enrolls 527 students in grades 1st through 12th. Whittier Elementary is the 196th largest public school in Missouri and the 19,458th largest nationally. It has 16.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 527
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 19,458th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Missouri: 196th out of 1,262
Student/Teacher Rank in Missouri: 1,124th out of 1,258
Full Time Teacher Rank in Missouri: 311th out of 1,258

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Whittier Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 269
(51%)
5,538
(51%)
 Female 258
(49%)
5,381
(49%)

Whittier Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 213
(40%)
5,836
(53%)
 Hispanic 203
(39%)
3,274
(30%)
 Asian 50
(9%)
402
(4%)
 White 43
(8%)
1,096
(10%)
 Two or More 14
(3%)
257
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
28
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
26
(0%)

Whittier Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 524
(99%)
10,841
(99%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
78
(1%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,252 ranked schools in Missouri, Whittier Elementary is ranked 25th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whittier Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.2%. 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 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 415
2006 364
2007 433
2008 410
2009 372
2010 490
2011 444
2012 519
2013 458
2014 475
2015 527

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.6
2006 14.3
2007 15.1
2008 18.3
2009 14
2010 16.9
2011 15.6
2012 17.8
2013 15.5
2014 15.8
2015 16.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.71084337349398
2006 0.75
2007 0.75519630484988
2008 0.85853658536585
2009 0.91129032258065
2010 0.8469387755102
2011 0.93918918918919
2012
2013 0.74017467248908
2014 1
2015 0.99430740037951

Compare Whittier Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,356.8% 13.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,640.0% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 99.4%
 

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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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