Whittier School



Whittier School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whittier School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 64
1 61
2 75
3 74
4 59
5 54
6 56
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Whittier School is a public elementary school located in Butte, MT in the Butte Elementary School District. It enrolls 443 students in grades 1st through 12th. Whittier School is the 34th largest public school in Montana and the 27,572nd largest nationally. It has 17.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 443
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.87
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 27,572nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Montana: 34th out of 426
Student/Teacher Rank in Montana: 371st out of 425
Full Time Teacher Rank in Montana: 53rd out of 425

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Whittier School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 223
(50%)
1,169
(49%)
 Male 220
(50%)
1,196
(51%)

Whittier School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 383
(86%)
2,056
(87%)
 Hispanic 36
(8%)
159
(7%)
 Two or More 11
(2%)
39
(2%)
 American Indian 8
(2%)
75
(3%)
 Black 5
(1%)
17
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
11
(0%)

Whittier School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 246
(56%)
850
(36%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 159
(36%)
1,404
(59%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 38
(9%)
111
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 316 ranked schools in Montana, Whittier School is ranked 61st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whittier School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (44.5%) is slightly lower than the state average of 51.2%. 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 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 395
2006 400
2007 390
2008 418
2009 412
2010 413
2011 423
2012 423
2013 445
2014 441
2015 443

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.3
2006 18.3
2007 18
2008 18
2009 17.8
2010 19.4
2011 18.3
2012 16.1
2013 16.9
2014 16.7
2015 17.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.30632911392405
2006 0.3025
2007 0.35897435897436
2008 0.4066985645933
2009 0.42233009708738
2010 0.45036319612591
2011 0.43026004728132
2012 0.36643026004728
2013 0.074157303370787
2014 0.39455782312925
2015 0.44469525959368

Compare Whittier School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,371.6% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,710.0% 17.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 44.5%
 
State Average 51.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Whittier School
Butte, MT
Public PK - 06 443 17.1:1  
Hillcrest School
Butte, MT
Public PK - 06 382 20:1 1 miles
Butte Central Catholic Elementary School
Butte, MT
Private PK - 08 250 12:1 2 miles
Emerson School
Butte, MT
Public PK - 06 391 17.4:1 2 miles
Butte Central Catholic Schools
Butte, MT
Private PK - 12 411 14:1 3 miles
Margaret Leary School
Butte, MT
Public PK - 06 335 18.6:1 3 miles
West Elementary School
Butte, MT
Public PK - 06 531 15.1:1 3 miles
Kennedy School
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Public PK - 06 283 16.1:1 4 miles
Acadia Montana
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Private KG - 12 99 16:1 5 miles
Ramsay School
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Public PK - 06 115 16.8:1 10 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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