Karine Edwards Middle School

  • Karine Edwards Middle School serves 721 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower 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%.
  • Karine Edwards Middle School operates within the Whittier City Elementary School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 721 students has grown by 15% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students721 students
Gender %Karine Edwards Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
Students by GradeKarine Edwards Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 18:1 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 Ratio23:124:1
Hispanic
96%
54%
White
3%
24%
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsKarine Edwards Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.080.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
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 Daniel Phelan Elementary School Charter School
    Grades: K-5 | 498 students
    0.2 miles
    7150 S. Cully Ave.
    Whittier, CA 90606
    (562)789-3210
    0.2 K-5 498
  • Whittier West Whittier Elementary School Charter School
    Grades: K-5 | 374 students
    0.3 miles
    6411 S. Norwalk Blvd.
    Whittier, CA 90606
    (562)789-3240
    0.3 K-5 374
  • 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 Whittier Area Community Day Alternative School
    Charter School
    Grades: 6-8 | 8 students
    0.9 miles
    5777 Lockheed Ave.
    Whittier, CA 90606
    (562)789-3230
    0.9 6-8 8
  • Whittier Whittier Independent Study Elementary School Alternative School
    Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 1 students
    0.9 miles
    5777 Lockheed Ave.
    Whittier, CA 90606
    (562)692-6125
    0.9 K-8 1

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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.