Whittier Area Community Day

Tel: (562)789-3230
  • Whittier Area Community Day serves 8 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤20% (which is lower than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Whittier Area Community Day placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Whittier Area Community Day operates within the Whittier City Elementary School District.

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School Overview

  • Whittier Area Community Day's student population of 8 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 2 teachers has grown by 100% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students8 students
Gender %Whittier Area Community Day Gender
Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
Students by GradeWhittier Area Community Day Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Whittier Area Community Day is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 4:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Whittier Area Community Day is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio4:124:1
Hispanic
100%
54%
All Ethnic GroupsWhittier Area Community Day All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Scoren/a0.41

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Whittier Area Community Day is Whittier City Elementary School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Whittier City Elementary School District's student population of 6,068 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,467 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $9,289 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has declined by 12% over four school years.
    School District NameWhittier City Elementary School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    13
    4
    Number of Students Managed6,0681,585
    Whittier City Elementary School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    25%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    42%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$55 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$54 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,467$11,049
    District Spending / Student$9,289$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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