Whittier Elementary School
Whittier Elementary School serves 599 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Whittier Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kansas 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 29% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).
Whittier Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Whittier Elementary School's student population of 599 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Whittier Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,267 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Whittier Elementary School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#795 out of 1267 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education
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