Whittier Elementary School

  • Whittier Elementary School serves 402 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 86% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 77%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 82% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 23%.

School Overview

  • Whittier Elementary School's student population of 402 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2015)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students402 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Whittier Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Whittier Elementary School is 0.35, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rank#17 out of 1,252 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
77%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
75%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Whittier Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
6%
11%
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Black
10%
6%
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White
80%
77%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Whittier Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.350.25
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Whittier Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameClinton Comm School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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