Whittier Elementary School

Whittier Elementary School serves 378 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the IA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 21%.
Whittier Elementary School operates within the Sioux City Community School District.

School Overview

The student population of 378 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 378 students
Whittier Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Whittier Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Whittier Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Whittier Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Whittier Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
1%
2%
Whittier Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
26%
10%
Whittier Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
7%
5%
Whittier Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
60%
79%
Whittier Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Whittier Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.57 0.22
Whittier Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
53%
34%
Whittier Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
10%
7%
Whittier Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Sioux City Community School District's student population of 14,778 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,857 in this district is less than the state average of $11,259. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $11,170 is less than the state average of $11,298. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Sioux City Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
24
3
Number of Students Managed 14,778 670
Sioux City Community   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $155 MM $7 MM
Sioux City Community   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $159 MM $7 MM
Sioux City Community   School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $10,857 $11,259
Sioux City Community   School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $11,170 $11,298
Sioux City Community   School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is East High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is East Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sunnyside Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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