Whitman Post Elementary School

Whitman Post Elementary School serves 482 students in grades 3-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the IL average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Whitman Post Elementary School operates within the Rockton 140 School District.

Overview

The student population of 482 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 3-5
Total Students 482 students
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 13:1
Asian
2%
4%
Hispanic
6%
24%
Black
3%
19%
White
88%
50%
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.22 0.30
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.
21%
45%
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.
3%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,516 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Rockton 140 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,516 932
District Total Revenue $15 MM $10 MM
District Spending $15 MM $10 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,456 $10,546
District Spending / Student $9,467 $10,416
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hononegah High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Stephen Mack Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rockton Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • RocktonRockton Elementary School
    1050 East Union St
    RocktonIL 61072
    (815)624-8585
    0 mi | 485 students | Gr. PK-2                      
  • RocktonHononegah High School
    307 Salem St
    RocktonIL 61072
    (815)624-5005
    0.3 mi | 2115 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • South BeloitSouth Beloit Senior High School
    245 Prairie Hill Rd
    South BeloitIL 61080
    (815)389-9004
    1.3 mi | 270 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • RocktonStephen Mack Middle School
    11810 Old River Rd
    RocktonIL 61072
    (815)624-2611
    1.7 mi | 549 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • South BeloitBlackhawk Elementary School
    840 Blackhawk Blvd
    South BeloitIL 61080
    (815)389-4001
    2.3 mi | 144 students | Gr. 5-6                      

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