Whittier Elementary School

1900 West 23rd St, Chicago, IL 60608 | (773) 535-4590
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 402
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 1900 W 23rd St, Chicago, IL 60608
  • Principal or Admin: Zoila Garcia
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: 402
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 22.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 209 (52.0%)
  • Females: 193 (48.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 22 (5.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 377 (93.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 399 (99.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Whittier Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black41.0%
Asian10.2%
Hispanic39498.0%
White30.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Whittier Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten328.0%
Kindergarten399.7%
1st Grade4310.7%
2nd Grade4310.7%
3rd Grade4711.7%
4th Grade4611.4%
5th Grade379.2%
6th Grade4110.2%
7th Grade4410.9%
8th Grade307.5%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
95.4%
District:
91.5%
State:
93.9%
Teacher Credentials (2010)
Percent of Classes Not Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
5.9%
District:
3.0%
State:
0.7%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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