1012 Bales
Kansas City, MO 64127
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Whittier Elementary School serves 460 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Whittier Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Whittier Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

Whittier Elementary School's student population of 460 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
460 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Whittier Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,091 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Whittier Elementary School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1877 out of 2091 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
9%
2%
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Hispanic
36%
7%
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Black
40%
16%
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White
12%
71%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
1%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 460 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.69 (Top 5%)

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