Frank C Whiteley Elementary School

Frank C Whiteley Elementary School serves 623 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Frank C Whiteley Elementary School operates within the Palatine Ccsd 15 School District.

Overview

The student population of 623 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2003)
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 623 students
Frank C Whiteley Elementary School Total Students (1990-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Frank C Whiteley Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1990-2012)
Students by Grade Frank C Whiteley Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 is less than the state average of 0.95. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 15:1
Frank C Whiteley Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1990-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
38%
4%
Frank C Whiteley Elementary School Asian (1990-2012)
Hispanic
17%
23%
Frank C Whiteley Elementary School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
3%
19%
Frank C Whiteley Elementary School Black (1990-2012)
White
38%
50%
Frank C Whiteley Elementary School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Frank C Whiteley Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Frank C Whiteley Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.69 0.95
Frank C Whiteley Elementary School Diversity Score (1990-2012)
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.
4%
23%
Frank C Whiteley Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2012)
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.
6%
26%
Frank C Whiteley Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 12,657 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Palatine Ccsd 15 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
20
3
Number of Students Managed 12,657 775
Palatine Ccsd 15 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $147 MM n/a
Palatine Ccsd 15 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $139 MM n/a
Palatine Ccsd 15 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,832 $0
Palatine Ccsd 15 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,190 $0
Palatine Ccsd 15 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Wm Fremd High School (2.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Barrington Mdle Sch- Prairie Cmps Middle School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Thomas Jefferson Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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