Whistler Elementary School

11533 South Ada St, Chicago, IL 60643 | (773) 535-5560
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 417
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School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 11533 S Ada St, Chicago, IL 60643
  • Principal or Admin: Cara Diggs
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Chicago Public Schools
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $10,392
  • Graduation Rate: 63.8%
  • Dropout Rate: 16.3%
  • Students Per Teacher: 17.8
  • Enrolled Students: 406,068

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 417
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 26.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 214 (51.3%)
  • Females: 203 (48.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 39 (9.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 375 (89.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 414 (99.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Whistler Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black41699.8%
Asian--
Hispanic--
White10.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Whistler Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten378.9%
Kindergarten389.1%
1st Grade337.9%
2nd Grade4911.8%
3rd Grade5012.0%
4th Grade337.9%
5th Grade368.6%
6th Grade4811.5%
7th Grade5412.9%
8th Grade399.4%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
93.6%
District:
91.5%
State:
93.9%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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