Whittier School



Whittier School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whittier School Students by Grade
PK 40
K 128
1 105
2 94
3 104
4 96
5 97
6 103
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Whittier School is a public elementary school located in West Valley City, UT in the Granite School District. It enrolls 767 students in grades 1st through 12th. Whittier School is the 118th largest public school in Utah and the 5,064th largest nationally. It has 23.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 767
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 33
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,064th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Utah: 118th out of 619
Student/Teacher Rank in Utah: 291st out of 611
Full Time Teacher Rank in Utah: 106th out of 611

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Whittier School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 409
(53%)
20,986
(51%)
 Female 358
(47%)
19,836
(49%)

Whittier School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 423
(55%)
21,948
(54%)
 Hispanic 252
(33%)
13,608
(33%)
 Pacific Islander 43
(6%)
1,524
(4%)
 Asian 24
(3%)
1,595
(4%)
 Black 16
(2%)
1,327
(3%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
615
(2%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
205
(1%)

Whittier School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 556
(72%)
27,462
(67%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 140
(18%)
5,555
(14%)
 Not Eligible 71
(9%)
7,805
(19%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 605 ranked schools in Utah, Whittier School is ranked 31st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whittier School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (90.7%) 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 777
2006 735
2007 785
2008 751
2009 670
2010 790
2011 787
2012 767

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21
2006 24.7
2007 24.3
2008 27.1
2009 21.9
2010 26.1
2011 24.8
2012 23.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.47619047619048
2006 0.062585034013605
2007 0.57324840764331
2008 0.28229027962716
2009 0.74925373134328
2010 0.55316455696203
2011 0.62388818297332
2012 0.90743155149935

Compare Whittier School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,175.5% 21.8:1
 
2,320.0% 23.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.0%
 
This School 90.7%
 

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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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