Whittier School

777 Elm Tree Ln, Tacoma, WA 98466 | (253) 571-2320
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 461
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School District Details
  • Tacoma School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $10,073
  • Graduation Rate: 50.4%
  • Dropout Rate: 6.5%
  • Students Per Teacher: 17.8
  • Enrolled Students: 28,890

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 461
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 24.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 19.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 217 (47.1%)
  • Females: 244 (52.9%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 33 (7.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 175 (38.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 208 (45.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Whittier School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian61.3%
Black8819.1%
Asian367.8%
Hispanic286.1%
White30365.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Whittier School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten102.2%
Kindergarten9119.7%
1st Grade8217.8%
2nd Grade7315.8%
3rd Grade8718.9%
4th Grade6814.8%
5th Grade5010.8%
Source: WA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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