John G Whittier #2 Elementary School

John G Whittier #2 Elementary School serves 559 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 31%.
John G Whittier #2 Elementary School operates within the Scranton School District.

School Overview

The student population of 559 students has grown by 66% over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 19% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 559 students
John G Whittier #2 Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % John G Whittier #2 Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
John G Whittier #2 Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade John G Whittier #2 Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.67 is more than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1 15:1
John G Whittier #2 Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
4%
3%
John G Whittier #2 Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
28%
9%
John G Whittier #2 Elementary School Black Students (1995-2014)
Black
11%
15%
John G Whittier #2 Elementary School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
49%
69%
John G Whittier #2 Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
John G Whittier #2 Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
7%
3%
John G Whittier #2 Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups John G Whittier #2 Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown PA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.67 0.24
John G Whittier #2 Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
66%
38%
John G Whittier #2 Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
5%
John G Whittier #2 Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,733 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,370 is less than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,977 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has grown by 30% over four years.
School District Name Scranton School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
3
Number of Students Managed 9,733 1,514
Scranton   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $118 MM $21 MM
Scranton   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $134 MM $20 MM
Scranton   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,370 $12,967
Scranton   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $13,977 $12,300
Scranton   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Scranton High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is South Scranton Intrmd School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mcnichols Plaza Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ScrantonSouth Scranton Intrmd School
    0.6 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 542 students355 Maple St
    ScrantonPA 18505
    (570)348-3631
    0.66-8542
  • ScrantonMcnichols Plaza Elementary School
    0.7 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 468 students1111 South Irving Ave
    ScrantonPA 18505
    (570)348-3685
    0.7PK-5468
  • ScrantonNortheast Intrmd School
    1 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 787 students721 Adams Ave
    ScrantonPA 18510
    (570)348-3651
    16-8787
  • Scranton William Prescott #38 Elementary School
    1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 338 studentsPrescott Ave And Myrtle St
    ScrantonPA 18510
    (570)348-3683
    1PK-5338
  • ScrantonJohn Adams #4 Elementary School
    1.3 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 296 students927 Capouse Ave
    ScrantonPA 18509
    (570)348-3655
    1.3PK-5296

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