Whitney Elementary Yakima

  • Whitney Elementary Yakima serves 550 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 48% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 48% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Whitney Elementary Yakima's student population of 550 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students550 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Whitney Elementary Yakima's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Whitney Elementary Yakima is 0.48, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#1328 out of 2,014 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Whitney Elementary Yakima and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
67%
23%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
28%
55%
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Two or more races
3%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Whitney Elementary Yakima.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.48n/a
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Whitney Elementary Yakima and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameYakima School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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  3.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
1  
For the last 3 years that my child had been attending the school, it breaks my heart to know that when bullying is brought to their attention they do nothing except blaming the child being bullied or brushing it off with that child is like that to everyone. The experience with this school has made my child grow to hate school which worries me to the core. No of the teachers that we have dealt with have been willing to listen and work with us when it came to my child and their solution to everything is put them on pills especially when the doctors and other instructors such as coaches and what not say the child does not need pills. I hope this review sheds light on the problems at hand and the school can re-evaluate it's the approach when it comes to dealing with all students.
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5  
Mrs. Roberts is a wonderful teacher for kindergarten.. Other staff seem to be very welcoming and friendly. Its an all around great school i wish that the kids were nice to other kids and they enforced no bullying
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