Whitman Post Elementary School

Whitman Post Elementary School serves 479 students in grades 3 - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the IL average of 18:1.
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.

School Overview

The student population of 479 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 3-5
Total Students 479 students
Whitman Post Elementary School Total Students (1996-2014)
Gender % Whitman Post Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Whitman Post Elementary School Total Teachers (1996-2014)
Students by Grade Whitman Post Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 18:1
Whitman Post Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1996-2014)
Asian
1%
4%
Whitman Post Elementary School Asian Students (1996-2014)
Hispanic
7%
25%
Whitman Post Elementary School Black Students (1997-2014)
Black
3%
17%
Whitman Post Elementary School Black Students (1996-2014)
White
88%
50%
Whitman Post Elementary School White Students (1996-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Whitman Post Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Whitman Post Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IL 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.
0.22 0.31
Whitman Post Elementary School Diversity Score (1996-2014)
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.
20%
47%
Whitman Post Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2014)
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.
5%
3%
Whitman Post Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,504 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,795 is less than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,038 is less than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has grown by 20% over four years.
School District Name Rockton 140 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,504 938
Rockton   140 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $15 MM $11 MM
Rockton   140 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $16 MM $11 MM
Rockton   140 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,795 $11,118
Rockton   140 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,038 $11,218
Rockton   140 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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 Grades Students
  • RocktonRockton Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 483 students1050 East Union St
    RocktonIL 61072
    (815)624-8585
    0PK-2483
  • RocktonHononegah High School
    0.3 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 2105 students307 Salem St
    RocktonIL 61072
    (815)624-5005
    0.39-122105
  • South BeloitSouth Beloit Senior High School
    1.3 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 277 students245 Prairie Hill Rd
    South BeloitIL 61080
    (815)389-9004
    1.39-12277
  • RocktonStephen Mack Middle School
    1 Negative Reviews
    1.7 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 540 students11810 Old River Rd
    RocktonIL 61072
    (815)624-2611
    1.76-8540
  • South BeloitBlackhawk Elementary School
    2.3 miles | Grades: 5-6 | 147 students840 Blackhawk Blvd
    South BeloitIL 61080
    (815)389-4001
    2.35-6147

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