South Whittier Elementary School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 2,777 students in South Whittier Elementary School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in South Whittier Elementary School District have an average math proficiency score of 25% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in South Whittier Elementary School District are Howard J. Mckibben Elementary School, Lake Marie Elementary School and Monte Vista Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. South Whittier Elementary School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District Name
South Whittier Elementary School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 08
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
7 Schools
10,233 Schools
# Students
2,777 Students
6,168,558 Students
# Teachers
121 Teachers
263,481 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
23:1

District Rank

South Whittier Elementary School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 988 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#1392 out of 1942 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of South Whittier Elementary  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of South Whittier Elementary  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Whittier Elementary  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.10
0.64
# American Indian Students
4 Students
32,775 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
39 Students
716,889 Students
% Asian Students
1%
12%
# Hispanic Students
2,628 Students
3,350,293 Students
% Hispanic Students
95%
54%
# Black Students
20 Students
335,281 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
80 Students
1,429,452 Students
% White Students
3%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
28,573 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
3 Students
271,340 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
350
526,799
# Students in 1st Grade:
263
453,975
# Students in 2nd Grade:
262
451,494
# Students in 3rd Grade:
295
443,439
# Students in 4th Grade:
311
462,447
# Students in 5th Grade:
299
467,886
# Students in 6th Grade:
352
482,667
# Students in 7th Grade:
334
472,586
# Students in 8th Grade:
311
469,754
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
492,115
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
480,320
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
472,076
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
484,898
# Ungraded Students:
-
8,084

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,208 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,969. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,161 is less than the state median of $16,042. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$42 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of South Whittier Elementary  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$42 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of South Whittier Elementary  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,208
$15,969
This chart display average revenue per public school student in South Whittier Elementary  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$15,161
$16,042
This chart display average spending per public school student in South Whittier Elementary  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best South Whittier Elementary School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Howard J. Mckibben Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
10550 Mills Ave.
Whittier, CA 90604
(562) 944-9878
Grades: K-6
| 372 students
Rank: #22.
Lake Marie Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
10001 Carmenita Rd.
Whittier, CA 90605
(562) 944-0208
Grades: K-6
| 228 students
Rank: #33.
Monte Vista Middle School
Math: 24% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
12000 Loma Dr.
Whittier, CA 90604
(562) 946-1494
Grades: 3-6
| 273 students
Rank: #44.
Los Altos Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
12001 Bona Vista Ln.
Whittier, CA 90604
(562) 941-3711
Grades: K-3
| 334 students
Rank: #55.
Loma Vista Elementary School
Math: 24% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
13463 E. Meyer Rd.
Whittier, CA 90605
(562) 941-4712
Grades: K-6
| 511 students
Rank: #66.
Richard L. Graves Middle School
Math: 19% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
13243 E. Los Nietos Rd.
Whittier, CA 90605
(562) 944-0135
Grades: 7-8
| 645 students
Rank: #77.
Carmela Elementary School
Math: 16% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
13300 Lakeland Rd.
Whittier, CA 90605
(562) 941-2132
Grades: K-6
| 414 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: KG - 08
  • Students: 2,777 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.10

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