Daniel Phelan Elementary School

  • Daniel Phelan Elementary School serves 490 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Daniel Phelan Elementary School operates within the Whittier City Elementary School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 490 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades KG-5
Total Students490 students
Daniel Phelan Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Daniel Phelan Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Daniel Phelan Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeDaniel Phelan Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio27:124:1
Daniel Phelan Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Daniel Phelan Elementary School American Indian Students (2000-2006)
Asian
n/a
11%
Daniel Phelan Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2012)
Hispanic
96%
54%
Daniel Phelan Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
n/a
6%
Daniel Phelan Elementary School Black Students (1991-2005)
White
3%
24%
Daniel Phelan Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Daniel Phelan Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsDaniel Phelan Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA 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.
0.080.41
Daniel Phelan Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
70%
50%
Daniel Phelan Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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%
9%
Daniel Phelan Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Whittier City Elementary School District's student population of 6,103 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,956 in this district is less than the state average of $10,966. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,787 is less than the state average of $11,255. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District NameWhittier City Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
4
Number of Students Managed6,1031,597
Whittier City Elementary School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$55 MM$18 MM
Whittier City Elementary School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$54 MM$18 MM
Whittier City Elementary School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$8,956$10,966
Whittier City Elementary School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$8,787$11,255
Whittier City Elementary School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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