Whittier School

  • Whittier School serves 715 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 49% (which is higher than the Utah state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 51% (which is higher than the Utah state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the Utah state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Utah state average of 25%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Whittier School's student population of 715 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students715 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Whittier School's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Whittier School is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (UT)
Overall School Rank#456 out of 932 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
5%
2%
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Hispanic
32%
17%
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Black
7%
1%
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White
48%
75%
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Hawaiian
2%
2%
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Two or more races
5%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Whittier School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in UT.
Diversity Score0.660.30
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Whittier School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Utah by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSalt Lake School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

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