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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:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Districts in Whittier


East Whittier City Elementary School District Details

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

9,064 Students enrolled in District

13 Schools in District

25 Students Per Classroom (State average is 24)

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)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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) 12.8% 25.6%
Black 1.0% 6.2%
Hispanic 83.1% 55.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.8% 11.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.6%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 54.5% 58.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 43.3% 49.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 11.2% 8.6%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,473 $50,543,155 64.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $319 $2,945,965 3.8%
Staff $299 $2,761,265 3.5%
General Administration $107 $988,145 1.3%
School Administration $463 $4,275,805 5.5%
Operation $775 $7,157,125 9.1%
Transportation $140 $1,292,900 1.7%
Other $399 $3,684,765 4.7%
Total Support $2,501 $23,096,735 29.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $512 $4,728,320 6.0%
Total Expenditures $8,486 $78,368,210 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,621 $35,036,955,287 49.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $502 $3,131,223,827 4.4%
Staff $531 $3,312,426,112 4.6%
General Administration $92 $573,622,504 0.8%
School Administration $616 $3,842,105,700 5.4%
Operation $940 $5,860,782,678 8.2%
Transportation $228 $1,423,012,973 2.0%
Other $494 $3,081,474,546 4.3%
Total Support $3,405 $21,225,114,888 29.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,433 $15,163,215,389 21.2%
Total Expenditures $11,458 $71,426,321,041 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

Lowell Joint School District Details

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

3,209 Students enrolled in District

6 Schools in District

27 Students Per Classroom (State average is 24)

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)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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) 28.5% 25.6%
Black 1.4% 6.2%
Hispanic 65.9% 55.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 4.1% 11.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.6%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 37.4% 58.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 28.9% 49.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.5% 8.6%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,194 $16,709,098 62.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $204 $656,268 2.5%
Staff $258 $829,986 3.1%
General Administration $206 $662,702 2.5%
School Administration $546 $1,756,482 6.6%
Operation $916 $2,946,772 11.1%
Transportation $85 $273,445 1.0%
Other $275 $884,675 3.3%
Total Support $2,491 $8,013,547 30.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $594 $1,910,898 7.2%
Total Expenditures $8,279 $26,633,543 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,621 $35,036,955,287 49.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $502 $3,131,223,827 4.4%
Staff $531 $3,312,426,112 4.6%
General Administration $92 $573,622,504 0.8%
School Administration $616 $3,842,105,700 5.4%
Operation $940 $5,860,782,678 8.2%
Transportation $228 $1,423,012,973 2.0%
Other $494 $3,081,474,546 4.3%
Total Support $3,405 $21,225,114,888 29.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,433 $15,163,215,389 21.2%
Total Expenditures $11,458 $71,426,321,041 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

South Whittier Elementary School District Details

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

3,153 Students enrolled in District

7 Schools in District

27 Students Per Classroom (State average is 24)

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)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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
04-06
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) 3.1% 25.6%
Black 0.5% 6.2%
Hispanic 94.7% 55.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.6% 11.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.6%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 88.6% 58.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 76.0% 49.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 12.6% 8.6%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,558 $17,924,550 54.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $221 $712,725 2.2%
Staff $349 $1,125,525 3.5%
General Administration $191 $615,975 1.9%
School Administration $525 $1,693,125 5.2%
Operation $871 $2,808,975 8.6%
Transportation $163 $525,675 1.6%
Other $715 $2,305,875 7.1%
Total Support $3,035 $9,787,875 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,534 $4,947,150 15.1%
Total Expenditures $10,127 $32,659,575 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,621 $35,036,955,287 49.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $502 $3,131,223,827 4.4%
Staff $531 $3,312,426,112 4.6%
General Administration $92 $573,622,504 0.8%
School Administration $616 $3,842,105,700 5.4%
Operation $940 $5,860,782,678 8.2%
Transportation $228 $1,423,012,973 2.0%
Other $494 $3,081,474,546 4.3%
Total Support $3,405 $21,225,114,888 29.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,433 $15,163,215,389 21.2%
Total Expenditures $11,458 $71,426,321,041 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

Whittier City Elementary School District Details

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

6,124 Students enrolled in District

13 Schools in District

27 Students Per Classroom (State average is 24)

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)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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
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
Walter F. Dexter Middle School
11532 E. Floral Dr.
Whittier, CA, 90601
06-08
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 4.0% 25.6%
Black 0.6% 6.2%
Hispanic 94.5% 55.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.7% 11.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.6%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 80.0% 58.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 67.3% 49.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 12.7% 8.6%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,537 $34,163,290 51.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $291 $1,795,470 2.7%
Staff $592 $3,652,640 5.5%
General Administration $101 $623,170 0.9%
School Administration $560 $3,455,200 5.2%
Operation $733 $4,522,610 6.9%
Transportation $288 $1,776,960 2.7%
Other $560 $3,455,200 5.2%
Total Support $3,125 $19,281,250 29.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,023 $12,481,910 18.9%
Total Expenditures $10,685 $65,926,450 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,621 $35,036,955,287 49.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $502 $3,131,223,827 4.4%
Staff $531 $3,312,426,112 4.6%
General Administration $92 $573,622,504 0.8%
School Administration $616 $3,842,105,700 5.4%
Operation $940 $5,860,782,678 8.2%
Transportation $228 $1,423,012,973 2.0%
Other $494 $3,081,474,546 4.3%
Total Support $3,405 $21,225,114,888 29.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,433 $15,163,215,389 21.2%
Total Expenditures $11,458 $71,426,321,041 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

Whittier Union High School District Details

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

12,983 Students enrolled in District

7 Schools in District

27 Students Per Classroom (State average is 24)

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)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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) 8.6% 25.6%
Black 0.9% 6.2%
Hispanic 88.2% 55.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.0% 11.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.6%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 68.2% 58.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 52.2% 49.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 16.0% 8.6%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,682 $75,087,630 41.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $822 $10,862,730 6.1%
Staff $492 $6,501,780 3.6%
General Administration $75 $991,125 0.6%
School Administration $402 $5,312,430 3.0%
Operation $988 $13,056,420 7.3%
Transportation $221 $2,920,515 1.6%
Other $500 $6,607,500 3.7%
Total Support $3,499 $46,239,285 25.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,393 $58,053,495 32.4%
Total Expenditures $13,574 $179,380,410 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,621 $35,036,955,287 49.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $502 $3,131,223,827 4.4%
Staff $531 $3,312,426,112 4.6%
General Administration $92 $573,622,504 0.8%
School Administration $616 $3,842,105,700 5.4%
Operation $940 $5,860,782,678 8.2%
Transportation $228 $1,423,012,973 2.0%
Other $494 $3,081,474,546 4.3%
Total Support $3,405 $21,225,114,888 29.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,433 $15,163,215,389 21.2%
Total Expenditures $11,458 $71,426,321,041 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

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