Whittier Elementary



Whittier Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whittier Elementary Students by Grade
PK 38
K 32
1 37
2 32
3 29
4 25
5 21
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Whittier Elementary is a public elementary school located in Milwaukee, WI in the Milwaukee School District. It enrolls 214 students in grades 1st through 12th. Whittier Elementary is the 948th largest public school in Wisconsin and the 47,377th largest nationally. It has 26.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 214
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 47,377th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Wisconsin: 948th out of 1,185
Student/Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 1,168th out of 1,182
Full Time Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 1,098th out of 1,182

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Whittier Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 117
(55%)
32,095
(52%)
 Female 97
(45%)
30,058
(48%)

Whittier Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 132
(62%)
9,323
(15%)
 Hispanic 48
(22%)
15,033
(24%)
 Black 24
(11%)
33,596
(54%)
 Asian 6
(3%)
3,406
(5%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
480
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
289
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
26
(0%)

Whittier Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 134
(63%)
10,614
(17%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 73
(34%)
48,505
(78%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 7
(3%)
3,034
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,181 ranked schools in Wisconsin, Whittier Elementary is ranked 881st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whittier Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (37.4%) is slightly lower than the state average of 44.6%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 209
2006 212
2007 206
2008 221
2009 217
2010 218
2011 213
2012 214

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 26.1
2006 30.3
2007 24.2
2008 27.3
2009 22.8
2010 25.6
2011 26.6
2012 26.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.21052631578947
2006 0.27358490566038
2007 0.27184466019417
2008 0.2579185520362
2009 0.30875576036866
2010 0.37155963302752
2011 0.3849765258216
2012 0.37383177570093

Compare Whittier Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,447.9% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,680.0% 26.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 37.4%
 
State Average 44.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Whittier Elementary
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Public PK - 05 214 26.8:1  
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Private PK - 01 132 5:1 2 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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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