Whittier Elementary School

2008 Pine Street
Boulder, CO 80302
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Whittier Elementary School serves 325 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Whittier Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-29% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 325 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

School Overview

Whittier Elementary School's student population of 325 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
325 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Whittier Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Whittier Elementary School is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#722 out of 1734 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
27%
35%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
61%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Whittier Elementary School's ranking?
Whittier Elementary School is ranked #722 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Whittier Elementary School often compared to?
Whittier Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Foothill Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend Whittier Elementary School?
325 students attend Whittier Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
61% of Whittier Elementary School students are White, 27% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Whittier Elementary School?
Whittier Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is equal to the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Whittier Elementary School offer ?
Whittier Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Whittier Elementary School part of?
Whittier Elementary School is part of Boulder Valley School District No. Re2.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 325 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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