Whittier Elementary



Whittier Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whittier Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 39
1 48
2 55
3 53
4 52
5 41
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Whittier Elementary is a public elementary school located in Waukesha, WI in the Waukesha School District. It enrolls 288 students in grades 1st through 12th. Whittier Elementary is the 776th largest public school in Wisconsin and the 42,607th largest nationally. It has 9.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 288
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.21
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 42,607th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Wisconsin: 776th out of 1,196
Student/Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 31st out of 1,191
Full Time Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 316th out of 1,191

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Whittier Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 145
(50%)
4,669
(50%)
 Female 143
(50%)
4,598
(50%)

Whittier Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 129
(45%)
6,045
(65%)
 Black 81
(28%)
515
(6%)
 Hispanic 59
(20%)
2,048
(22%)
 Two or More 18
(6%)
251
(3%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
20
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
378
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
10
(0%)

Whittier Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 215
(75%)
3,122
(34%)
 Not Eligible 63
(22%)
5,761
(62%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(3%)
384
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,175 ranked schools in Wisconsin, Whittier Elementary is ranked 254th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whittier Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 42.8%. 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 344
2006 357
2007 345
2008 358
2009 423
2010 425
2011 418
2012 383
2013 314
2014 296
2015 288

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.9
2006 15.7
2007 15.8
2008 16.4
2009 17.1
2010 17.1
2011 16.9
2012 14.1
2013 9.8
2014 N/A
2015 9.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.48546511627907
2006 0.52941176470588
2007 0.51014492753623
2008 0.53631284916201
2009 0.52718676122931
2010 0.60235294117647
2011 0.55741626794258
2012 0.66840731070496
2013 0.7515923566879
2014 0.76689189189189
2015 0.78125

Compare Whittier Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
950.0% 9.5:1
 
1,434.7% 14.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 42.8%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 78.1%
 

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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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