Whittier Elementary



Whittier Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whittier Elementary Students by Grade
PK 66
K 97
1 79
2 92
3 101
4 77
5 91
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Whittier Elementary is a public elementary school located in Houston, TX in the Houston Independent School District. It enrolls 603 students in grades 1st through 12th. Whittier Elementary is the 1,906th largest public school in Texas and the 13,482nd largest nationally. It has 17.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 603
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 34
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,482nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 1,906th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 4,211th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,563rd out of 4,778

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Whittier Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 325
(54%)
82,642
(49%)
 Male 278
(46%)
84,767
(51%)

Whittier Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 558
(93%)
104,021
(62%)
 White 20
(3%)
14,735
(9%)
 Black 20
(3%)
40,163
(24%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
6,226
(4%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
1,759
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
130
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
375
(0%)

Whittier Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 545
(90%)
130,078
(78%)
 Not Eligible 58
(10%)
37,331
(22%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Whittier Elementary is ranked 873rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whittier Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (90.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 62.2%. 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 513
2006 514
2007 517
2008 547
2009 537
2010 530
2011 526
2012 579
2013 582
2014 600
2015 603

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.3
2006 16.6
2007 16.2
2008 16.6
2009 17
2010 16.6
2011 16.7
2012 19.1
2013 18.2
2014 17.1
2015 17.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.87134502923977
2006 0.72762645914397
2007 0.78336557059961
2008 0.78062157221207
2009 0.73929236499069
2010 0.61698113207547
2011 0.5171102661597
2012 0.92573402417962
2013 0.93127147766323
2014 0.92333333333333
2015 0.90381426202322

Compare Whittier Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,770.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 90.4%
 

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Public PK - 05 603 17.7:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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