West Whittier Elementary School serves 348 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Kindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 348 students
- Minority Enrollment: 98%
- Math Proficiency: 50-54%
- Reading Proficiency: 40-44%
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
West Whittier Elementary School's student population of 348 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
The diversity score of West Whittier Elementary School is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend West Whittier Elementary School?
348 students attend West Whittier Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
89% of West Whittier Elementary School students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are White, and 1% of students are Black.
What grades does West Whittier Elementary School offer ?
West Whittier Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is West Whittier Elementary School part of?
West Whittier Elementary School is part of Whittier City Elementary School District.
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