Whittier School



Whittier School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whittier School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 40
1 33
2 37
3 36
4 39
5 29
6 26
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Whittier School is a public elementary school located in Great Falls, MT in the Great Falls Elementary School District. It enrolls 240 students in grades 1st through 12th. Whittier School is the 141st largest public school in Montana and the 45,817th largest nationally. It has 12.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 240
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.57
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 45,817th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Montana: 141st out of 425
Student/Teacher Rank in Montana: 221st out of 424
Full Time Teacher Rank in Montana: 112th out of 424

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Whittier School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 126
(53%)
2,976
(52%)
 Female 114
(48%)
2,716
(48%)

Whittier School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 136
(57%)
4,328
(76%)
 American Indian 82
(34%)
721
(13%)
 Black 13
(5%)
208
(4%)
 Hispanic 6
(3%)
217
(4%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
101
(2%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
92
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
25
(0%)

Whittier School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 195
(81%)
2,345
(41%)
 Not Eligible 26
(11%)
2,751
(48%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(8%)
596
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 342 ranked schools in Montana, Whittier School is ranked 37th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whittier School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 46.2%. 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 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 240
2006 207
2007 233
2008 222
2009 231
2010 226
2011 228
2012 240

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.3
2006 11.5
2007 12
2008 14.6
2009 12.1
2010 12.4
2011 12.9
2012 12.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.67083333333333
2006 0.66183574879227
2007 0.72103004291845
2008 0.73873873873874
2009 0.80952380952381
2010 0.81858407079646
2011 0.82017543859649
2012 0.89166666666667

Compare Whittier School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,290.0% 12.9:1
 
1,339.2% 13.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 89.2%
 

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Whittier School
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Public PK - 06 240 12.9:1  
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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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