Whittier Elementary School

  • Whittier Elementary School serves 336 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the IA average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 22%.
  • Whittier Elementary School operates within the Sioux City Community School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 336 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 24% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades KG-5
Total Students336 students
Whittier Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Whittier Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
Whittier Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeWhittier Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio18:114:1
Whittier Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
n/an/a
Whittier Elementary School American Indian Students (2001-2011)
Asian
n/a
2%
Whittier Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
27%
10%
Whittier Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
4%
5%
Whittier Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
62%
78%
Whittier Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
7%
3%
Whittier Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsWhittier Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIA 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.
0.540.38
Whittier Elementary 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.
54%
34%
Whittier Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
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.
13%
7%
Whittier Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Sioux City Community School District's student population of 13,399 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,638 in this district is less than the state average of $11,259. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,944 is less than the state average of $11,298. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District NameSioux City Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
22
3
Number of Students Managed13,399673
Sioux City Community School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$155 MM$7 MM
Sioux City Community School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$159 MM$7 MM
Sioux City Community School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,638$11,259
Sioux City Community School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,944$11,298
Sioux City Community School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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