Whittier Union High School District

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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there is 1 public school managed by Whittier Union High School District serving 2,818 students in Whittier, California.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California state average of 76%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is more than the state average of 23:1.

Whittier Union High School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Whittier California High School
    9800 S. Mills Ave.
    Whittier, CA 90604
    (562)698-8121

    Grades: 9-12 | 2818 students

Overview

School District NameWhittier Union High School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students2,818 students
# of Teachers100 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio28:1
# of Male Students1,407 students
% Male Students
50%
# of Female Students1,411 students
% Female Students
50%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.21
# of American Indian Students3 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students67 students
% Asian Students
2%
# of Hispanic Students2,529 students
% Hispanic Students
90%
# of Black Students7 students
% Black Students
n/a
# of White Students198 students
% White Students
7%
# of Hawaiian Students8 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students6 students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: -
# of Students in Kindergarten: -
# of Students in 1st Grade: -
# of Students in 2nd Grade: -
# of Students in 3rd Grade: -
# of Students in 4th Grade: -
# of Students in 5th Grade: -
# of Students in 6th Grade: -
# of Students in 7th Grade: -
# of Students in 8th Grade: -
# of Students in 9th Grade:762
# of Students in 10th Grade:718
# of Students in 11th Grade:695
# of Students in 12th Grade:643
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Whittier Union High School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 89% has increased from 88% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Whittier Union High 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Whittier Union High 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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
89%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Whittier Union High School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $11,969 is higher than the state average of $10,798. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $12,304 is higher than the state average of $11,280. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CA)
Total Revenue$161 MM$17 MM
This chart display total revenue of Whittier Union High School District and average revenue for each school distric in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$166 MM$18 MM
This chart display total spending of Whittier Union High School District and average spending for each school distric in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,969$10,798
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Whittier Union High School District and average revenue per public school student in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$12,304$11,280
This chart display average spending per public school student in Whittier Union High School District and average spending per public school student in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Did You Know?
Whittier Union High School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.21, which is lower than the California average of 0.41. The most diverse school in the district is California High School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.