Whittier Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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School Districts in Whittier


East Whittier City Elementary School District Details

East Whittier City Elementary School District
14535 Whittier Blvd.
Whittier, CA 90605

8,471 Students enrolled in District

13 Schools in District

UNREPORTED Students Per Classroom (State average is UNREPORTED)

East Whittier City Elementary School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to California

(10 is best)

Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
56%
45%
60%
51%
52%
39%
56%
45%
60%
51%
52%
39%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Ceres Elementary School
10601 S. Ceres Ave.
Whittier, CA, 90604
KG-05
East Whittier Middle School
14421 E. Whittier Blvd.
Whittier, CA, 90605
06-08
Evergreen Elementary School
12915 E. Helmer Dr.
Whittier, CA, 90602
KG-05
Granada Middle School
15337 Lemon Dr.
Whittier, CA, 90604
06-08
Hillview Middle School
10931 S. Stamy Rd.
Whittier, CA, 90604
06-08
La Colima Elementary School
11225 Miller Rd.
Whittier, CA, 90604
KG-05
Laurel Elementary School
13550 Lambert Rd.
Whittier, CA, 90605
KG-05
Leffingwell Elementary School
10625 S. Santa Gertrudes
Whittier, CA, 90603
KG-05
Mulberry Elementary School
14029 E. Mulberry Dr.
Whittier, CA, 90605
KG-05
Murphy Ranch Elementary School
16021 Janine Dr.
Whittier, CA, 90603
KG-05
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 10.4% 24.0%
Black 0.9% 5.5%
Hispanic 86.1% 57.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.4% 12.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 1.0%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 55.7% 59.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 45.7% 51.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.0% 7.4%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,222 $62,062,000 60.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $417 $3,587,000 3.5%
Staff $187 $1,605,000 1.6%
General Administration $38 $329,000 0.3%
School Administration $616 $5,290,000 5.1%
Operation $916 $7,870,000 7.6%
Transportation $172 $1,475,000 1.4%
Other $668 $5,743,000 5.6%
Total Support $3,014 $25,899,000 25.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,759 $15,114,000 14.7%
Total Expenditures $11,994 $103,075,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,397 $45,595,285,000 48.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $770 $4,748,066,000 5.1%
Staff $749 $4,614,248,000 4.9%
General Administration $125 $769,590,000 0.8%
School Administration $816 $5,028,140,000 5.4%
Operation $1,171 $7,220,628,000 7.7%
Transportation $278 $1,714,208,000 1.8%
Other $653 $4,027,094,000 4.3%
Total Support $4,562 $28,121,974,000 30.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,165 $19,510,107,000 20.9%
Total Expenditures $15,124 $93,227,366,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%

Lowell Joint School District Details

Lowell Joint School District
11019 Valley Home Ave.
Whittier, CA 90603

3,147 Students enrolled in District

6 Schools in District

UNREPORTED Students Per Classroom (State average is UNREPORTED)

Lowell Joint School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to California

(10 is best)

Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.



Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
58%
45%
62%
51%
53%
39%
58%
45%
62%
51%
53%
39%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Elementary School Portal
200 N. Nada St.
La Habra, CA, 90631
KG-06
Jordan Elementary School
10654 Jordan Rd.
Whittier, CA, 90603
KG-06
Macy Elementary School
2301 W. Russell St.
La Habra, CA, 90631
KG-06
Meadow Green Elementary School
12025 S. Grovedale Dr.
Whittier, CA, 90604
KG-06
Olita Elementary School
950 S. Briercliff Dr.
La Habra, CA, 90631
KG-06
Rancho-Starbuck Intermediate School
16430 Woodbrier Dr.
Whittier, CA, 90604
07-08

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 22.9% 24.0%
Black 1.4% 5.5%
Hispanic 69.7% 57.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 5.7% 12.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 1.0%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 40.1% 59.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 31.7% 51.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.4% 7.4%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,391 $20,107,000 62.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $280 $882,000 2.8%
Staff $437 $1,374,000 4.3%
General Administration $226 $710,000 2.2%
School Administration $631 $1,984,000 6.2%
Operation $1,106 $3,480,000 10.9%
Transportation $108 $341,000 1.1%
Other $360 $1,134,000 3.5%
Total Support $3,148 $9,905,000 30.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $637 $2,004,000 6.3%
Total Expenditures $10,177 $32,016,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,397 $45,595,285,000 48.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $770 $4,748,066,000 5.1%
Staff $749 $4,614,248,000 4.9%
General Administration $125 $769,590,000 0.8%
School Administration $816 $5,028,140,000 5.4%
Operation $1,171 $7,220,628,000 7.7%
Transportation $278 $1,714,208,000 1.8%
Other $653 $4,027,094,000 4.3%
Total Support $4,562 $28,121,974,000 30.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,165 $19,510,107,000 20.9%
Total Expenditures $15,124 $93,227,366,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%

South Whittier Elementary School District Details

South Whittier Elementary School District
11200 Telechron Ave.
Whittier, CA 90605

2,611 Students enrolled in District

7 Schools in District

UNREPORTED Students Per Classroom (State average is UNREPORTED)

South Whittier Elementary School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to California

(10 is best)

Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.



Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
31%
45%
37%
51%
25%
39%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Carmela Elementary School
13300 Lakeland Rd.
Whittier, CA, 90605
KG-06
Howard J. Mckibben Elementary School
10550 Mills Ave.
Whittier, CA, 90604
KG-06
Lake Marie Elementary School
10001 Carmenita Rd.
Whittier, CA, 90605
KG-06
Loma Vista Elementary School
13463 E. Meyer Rd.
Whittier, CA, 90605
KG-06
Los Altos Elementary School
12001 Bona Vista Ln.
Whittier, CA, 90604
KG-03
Monte Vista Middle School
12000 Loma Dr.
Whittier, CA, 90604
03-06
Richard L. Graves Middle School
13243 E. Los Nietos Rd.
Whittier, CA, 90605
07-08

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 2.5% 24.0%
Black 0.8% 5.5%
Hispanic 95.2% 57.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.3% 12.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 1.0%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 88.6% 59.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 76.8% 51.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 11.8% 7.4%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,409 $23,353,000 55.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $453 $1,258,000 3.0%
Staff $615 $1,708,000 4.1%
General Administration $251 $696,000 1.7%
School Administration $768 $2,134,000 5.1%
Operation $1,222 $3,393,000 8.1%
Transportation $217 $603,000 1.4%
Other $961 $2,668,000 6.3%
Total Support $4,487 $12,460,000 29.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,265 $6,289,000 14.9%
Total Expenditures $15,161 $42,102,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,397 $45,595,285,000 48.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $770 $4,748,066,000 5.1%
Staff $749 $4,614,248,000 4.9%
General Administration $125 $769,590,000 0.8%
School Administration $816 $5,028,140,000 5.4%
Operation $1,171 $7,220,628,000 7.7%
Transportation $278 $1,714,208,000 1.8%
Other $653 $4,027,094,000 4.3%
Total Support $4,562 $28,121,974,000 30.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,165 $19,510,107,000 20.9%
Total Expenditures $15,124 $93,227,366,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%

Whittier City Elementary School District Details

Whittier City Elementary School District
7211 S. Whittier Ave.
Whittier, CA 90602

6,022 Students enrolled in District

12 Schools in District

UNREPORTED Students Per Classroom (State average is UNREPORTED)

Whittier City Elementary School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to California

(10 is best)

Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
44%
45%
48%
51%
40%
39%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Christian Sorensen Elementary School
11493 E. Rosehedge Dr.
Whittier, CA, 90606
KG-05
Daniel Phelan Elementary School
7150 S. Cully Ave.
Whittier, CA, 90606
KG-05
Early Childhood Education Center School
5777 Lockheed Ave.
Whittier, CA, 90606
M-M
Katherine Edwards Middle School
6812 S. Norwalk Blvd.
Whittier, CA, 90606
06-08
Longfellow Elementary School
6005 S. Magnolia Ave.
Whittier, CA, 90601
KG-05
Lou Henry Hoover Elementary School
6302 S. Alta Ave.
Whittier, CA, 90601
KG-05
Lydia Jackson Elementary School
8015 S. Painter Ave.
Whittier, CA, 90602
KG-05
Mill Elementary School
4030 S. Workman Mill Rd.
Whittier, CA, 90601
KG-05
Orange Grove Elementary School
10626 E. Orange Grove Ave.
Whittier, CA, 90601
KG-05
Wallen L. Andrews Elementary School
1010 S. Caraway Dr.
Whittier, CA, 90601
KG-08
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 3.7% 24.0%
Black 1.0% 5.5%
Hispanic 93.7% 57.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.2% 12.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 1.0%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 76.4% 59.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 66.2% 51.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.2% 7.4%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,499 $45,664,000 52.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $488 $2,969,000 3.4%
Staff $847 $5,155,000 6.0%
General Administration $193 $1,173,000 1.4%
School Administration $735 $4,478,000 5.2%
Operation $994 $6,055,000 7.0%
Transportation $302 $1,836,000 2.1%
Other $762 $4,638,000 5.4%
Total Support $4,320 $26,304,000 30.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,383 $14,513,000 16.8%
Total Expenditures $14,203 $86,481,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,397 $45,595,285,000 48.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $770 $4,748,066,000 5.1%
Staff $749 $4,614,248,000 4.9%
General Administration $125 $769,590,000 0.8%
School Administration $816 $5,028,140,000 5.4%
Operation $1,171 $7,220,628,000 7.7%
Transportation $278 $1,714,208,000 1.8%
Other $653 $4,027,094,000 4.3%
Total Support $4,562 $28,121,974,000 30.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,165 $19,510,107,000 20.9%
Total Expenditures $15,124 $93,227,366,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%

Whittier Union High School District Details

Whittier Union High School District
9401 S. Painter Ave.
Whittier, CA 90605

11,221 Students enrolled in District

7 Schools in District

UNREPORTED Students Per Classroom (State average is UNREPORTED)

Whittier Union High School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to California

(10 is best)

Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.



Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
46%
45%
58%
51%
33%
39%
46%
45%
58%
51%
33%
39%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
California High School
9800 S. Mills Ave.
Whittier, CA, 90604
09-12
Frontier High (continuation) School
9401 S. Painter Ave.
Whittier, CA, 90605
09-12
La Serna High School
15301 E. Youngwood Dr.
Whittier, CA, 90605
09-12
Pioneer High School
10800 Ben Avon
Whittier, CA, 90606
09-12
Santa Fe High School
10400 S. Orr And Day Rd.
Santa Fe Springs, CA, 90670
09-12
Sierra Vista High (alternative) School
9401 S. Painter Ave.
Whittier, CA, 90605
09-12
Whittier High School
12417 E. Philadelphia St.
Whittier, CA, 90601
09-12

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 6.2% 24.0%
Black 1.1% 5.5%
Hispanic 89.5% 57.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.7% 12.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 1.0%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 69.3% 59.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 54.5% 51.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 14.8% 7.4%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,600 $101,413,000 47.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,249 $14,731,000 6.8%
Staff $776 $9,154,000 4.2%
General Administration $87 $1,024,000 0.5%
School Administration $583 $6,871,000 3.2%
Operation $1,232 $14,527,000 6.7%
Transportation $284 $3,344,000 1.5%
Other $714 $8,423,000 3.9%
Total Support $4,925 $58,074,000 26.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,781 $56,372,000 26.1%
Total Expenditures $18,306 $215,859,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,397 $45,595,285,000 48.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $770 $4,748,066,000 5.1%
Staff $749 $4,614,248,000 4.9%
General Administration $125 $769,590,000 0.8%
School Administration $816 $5,028,140,000 5.4%
Operation $1,171 $7,220,628,000 7.7%
Transportation $278 $1,714,208,000 1.8%
Other $653 $4,027,094,000 4.3%
Total Support $4,562 $28,121,974,000 30.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,165 $19,510,107,000 20.9%
Total Expenditures $15,124 $93,227,366,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%

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