Whittier Elementary School serves 197 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Whittier Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 38%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 32% (majority Hispanic and Black).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 197 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
- Minority Enrollment: 60%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in WI
- Math Proficiency: 10-14% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 10-14% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education
Whittier Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Whittier Elementary School's student population of 197 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 30% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Whittier Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,984 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Whittier Elementary School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (WI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1819 out of 1984 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Whittier Elementary School's ranking?
Whittier Elementary School is ranked #1819 out of 1,984 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Wisconsin.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% WI state average), while 10-14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% WI state average).
How many students attend Whittier Elementary School?
197 students attend Whittier Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
40% of Whittier Elementary School students are White, 27% of students are Black, 24% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Whittier Elementary School?
Whittier Elementary School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 13:1.
What grades does Whittier Elementary School offer ?
Whittier Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Whittier Elementary School part of?
Whittier Elementary School is part of Waukesha School District.
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