Katherine Edwards Middle School

  • Katherine Edwards Middle School serves 732 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is equal to 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%.
  • Katherine Edwards Middle School operates within the Whittier City Elementary School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 732 students has declined by 17% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students732 students
Katherine Edwards Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Katherine Edwards Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Katherine Edwards Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeKatherine Edwards Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio24:124:1
Katherine Edwards Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Katherine Edwards Middle School American Indian Students (1991-2005)
Asian
n/a
11%
Katherine Edwards Middle School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
95%
54%
Katherine Edwards Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
n/a
6%
Katherine Edwards Middle School Black Students (1991-2012)
White
3%
24%
Katherine Edwards Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Katherine Edwards Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsKatherine Edwards Middle 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.
0.100.41
Katherine Edwards Middle 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.
69%
50%
Katherine Edwards Middle 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.
15%
9%
Katherine Edwards Middle 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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    0.7 miles
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    WhittierCA 90606
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