Whittier School



Whittier School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whittier School Students by Grade
PK 37
K 127
1 96
2 108
3 79
4 87
5 91
6 73
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Whittier School is a public elementary school located in Salt Lake City, UT in the Salt Lake School District. It enrolls 698 students in grades 1st through 12th. Whittier School is the 165th largest public school in Utah and the 7,750th largest nationally. It has 23.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 698
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.89
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,750th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Utah: 165th out of 619
Student/Teacher Rank in Utah: 311th out of 611
Full Time Teacher Rank in Utah: 162nd out of 611

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Whittier School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 379
(54%)
8,072
(52%)
 Female 319
(46%)
7,449
(48%)

Whittier School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 330
(47%)
6,314
(41%)
 Hispanic 225
(32%)
6,784
(44%)
 Asian 43
(6%)
579
(4%)
 Black 41
(6%)
632
(4%)
 Two or More 29
(4%)
431
(3%)
 American Indian 17
(2%)
173
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 13
(2%)
608
(4%)

Whittier School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 603
(86%)
10,317
(66%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 92
(13%)
1,536
(10%)
 Not Eligible 3
(0%)
3,668
(24%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 605 ranked schools in Utah, Whittier School is ranked 32nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whittier School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 61.0%. 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 608
2006 644
2007 626
2008 629
2009 567
2010 711
2011 684
2012 698

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.3
2006 23.3
2007 22
2008 28.9
2009 18.6
2010 23.8
2011 22.2
2012 23.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.60690789473684
2006 0.99534161490683
2007 0.88498402555911
2008 0.83147853736089
2009 0.94179894179894
2010 0.70464135021097
2011 0.80701754385965
2012 0.99570200573066

Compare Whittier School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,175.5% 21.8:1
 
2,340.0% 23.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.0%
 
This School 99.6%
 

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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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