Whitman Post Elementary School

  • Whitman Post Elementary School serves 491 students in grades 3-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 51%.
  • Whitman Post Elementary School operates within the Rockton 140 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 491 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 3-5
Total Students 491 students
Whitman Post Elementary School Total Students (1997-2015)
Gender % Whitman Post Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Whitman Post Elementary School Total Teachers (1997-2015)
Students by Grade Whitman Post Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 16:1
Whitman Post Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1997-2015)
Asian
3%
5%
Whitman Post Elementary School Asian Students (1997-2015)
Hispanic
7%
25%
Whitman Post Elementary School Black Students (2001-2015)
Black
2%
17%
Whitman Post Elementary School Black Students (1997-2015)
White
87%
49%
Whitman Post Elementary School White Students (1997-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Whitman Post Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Whitman Post Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Whitman Post Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IL 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.
0.24 0.31
Whitman Post Elementary School Diversity Score (1997-2015)
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.
29%
52%
Whitman Post Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2015)
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.
3%
2%
Whitman Post Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2015)

District Comparison

  • Rockton 140 School District's student population of 1,525 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,888 in this district is less than the state average of $16,005. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,557 is less than the state average of $14,988. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Rockton 140 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,525 753
Rockton 140 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $15 MM $12 MM
Rockton 140 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $14 MM $11 MM
Rockton 140 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,888 $16,005
Rockton 140 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,557 $14,988
Rockton 140 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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