Walt Whitman Elementary School

133 South Wille Ave, Wheeling, IL 60090 | (847) 520-2795
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 564
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 133 S Wille Ave, Wheeling, IL 60090
  • Principal or Admin: Ralph Cook
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 564
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 37.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 291 (51.6%)
  • Females: 259 (45.9%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 25 (4.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 358 (63.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 383 (67.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Walt Whitman Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black61.1%
Asian183.2%
Hispanic45680.9%
White7012.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Walt Whitman Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten315.5%
Kindergarten9516.8%
1st Grade8014.2%
2nd Grade10117.9%
3rd Grade9416.7%
4th Grade9116.1%
5th Grade7212.8%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
95.7%
District:
95.6%
State:
93.9%
Teacher Credentials (2010)
Percent of Classes Not Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
3.7%
District:
0.3%
State:
0.7%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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