Daniel Phelan Elementary School

Tel: (562)789-3210
  • Daniel Phelan Elementary School serves 498 students in grades K-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 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 498 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades K-5
Total Students498 students
Gender %Daniel Phelan Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
Students by GradeDaniel Phelan Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from 28:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio25:124:1
Hispanic
96%
54%
White
3%
24%
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsDaniel Phelan Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.080.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%

District Comparison

  • Whittier City Elementary School District's student population of 6,068 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,467 in this district is less than the state average of $10,991. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,289 is less than the state average of $11,482. The district spending/student has declined by 12% over four years.
School District NameWhittier City Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
4
Number of Students Managed6,0681,564
Whittier City Elementary School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
District Total Revenue$55 MM$17 MM
Whittier City Elementary School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$54 MM$18 MM
Whittier City Elementary School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$9,467$10,991
Whittier City Elementary School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$9,289$11,482
Whittier City Elementary School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Whittier Karine Edwards Middle School Charter School
    Grades: 6-8 | 721 students
    0.2 miles
    6812 S. Norwalk Blvd.
    Whittier, CA 90606
    (562)789-3115
    0.2 6-8 721
  • Whittier West Whittier Elementary School Charter School
    Grades: K-5 | 374 students
    0.5 miles
    6411 S. Norwalk Blvd.
    Whittier, CA 90606
    (562)789-3240
    0.5 K-5 374
  • Whittier Ada S. Nelson Elementary School Charter School
    Grades: K-6 | 429 students
    0.7 miles
    8140 S. Vicki Dr.
    Whittier, CA 90606
    (562)692-0615
    0.7 K-6 429
  • Whittier Christian Sorensen Elementary School Charter School
    Grades: K-5 | 496 students
    0.7 miles
    11493 E. Rosehedge Dr.
    Whittier, CA 90606
    (562)789-3220
    0.7 K-5 496
  • Whittier Pioneer High School Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1446 students
    0.7 miles
    10800 Ben Avon
    Whittier, CA 90606
    (562)698-8121
    0.7 9-12 1446

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Did You Know?
California public schools have a diversity score of 0.41, which is higher than the national average of 0.32. The most diverse school district in California is Natomas Unified School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.