Whittier K-12

  • Whittier K-12 serves 51 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤20% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Whittier K-12's student population of 51 students has grown by 24% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students51 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Whittier K-12's student:teacher ratio of 5:1 has increased from 4:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Whittier K-12 is 0.75, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#7857 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio5:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
12%
11%
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Hispanic
34%
54%
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Black
18%
6%
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White
30%
24%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Whittier K-12.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.750.64
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Graduation Rate<50%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Whittier K-12 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Diego Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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  • San Diego Holmes Elementary School
    Grades: K-6 | 564 students
    0.7 miles
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    0.9 miles
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