Whittier Elementary



Whittier Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whittier Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 190
1 208
2 185
3 4
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Whittier Elementary is a public elementary school located in Pasco, WA in the Pasco School District. It enrolls 587 students in grades 1st through 12th. Whittier Elementary is the 226th largest public school in Washington and the 14,553rd largest nationally. It has 17.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 587
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 34
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 14,553rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Washington: 226th out of 1,301
Student/Teacher Rank in Washington: 563rd out of 1,263
Full Time Teacher Rank in Washington: 174th out of 1,263

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Whittier Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 311
(53%)
5,376
(49%)
 Male 276
(47%)
5,601
(51%)

Whittier Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 561
(96%)
7,840
(71%)
 White 23
(4%)
2,672
(24%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
91
(1%)
 Black 1
(0%)
99
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
17
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
252
(2%)

Whittier Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 482
(82%)
6,850
(62%)
 Not Eligible 61
(10%)
3,215
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 44
(7%)
912
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,286 ranked schools in Washington, Whittier Elementary is ranked 36th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whittier Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 47.3%. 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 569
2006 573
2007 612
2008 665
2009 632
2010 695
2011 735
2012 696
2013 788
2014 744
2015 587

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.1
2006 20.1
2007 19.9
2008 21.6
2009 20.5
2010 21
2011 20
2012 18.1
2013 N/A
2014 17.1
2015 17.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.89455184534271
2006 0.88132635253054
2007 0.89869281045752
2008 0.87518796992481
2009 0.9129746835443
2010 0.94244604316547
2011 0.95918367346939
2012 0.79597701149425
2013 0.97335025380711
2014 0.97177419354839
2015 0.89608177172061

Compare Whittier Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,677.6% 16.8:1
 
1,730.0% 17.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 47.3%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 89.6%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Whittier Elementary
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Public KG - 03 587 17.3:1  
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Public 03 - 06 791 21.3:1 1 miles
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Public 06 - 08 701 16.3:1 1 miles
Emerson Elementary
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St Patrick'S Catholic School
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Public PK - 06 437 16.5:1 2 miles
Captain Gray Stem Elementary
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Public PK - 06 580 15.2:1 2 miles
New Horizons High School
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Public 06 - 12 288 18:1 3 miles
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Public PK - 06 558 17.4:1 3 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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