Whittier Elem School

Serves grades KG - 6

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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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
71 E 152nd St
Harvey, IL 60426
Phone
(708) 331-1130
District
HARVEY SD 152
County
COOK COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
189
Classroom Teachers
13

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Illinois

4

(10 is best)

Better than 37.3% of IL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

4

(10 is best)

Whittier Elem School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 24 37
Proficiency in Reading 35 37
Proficiency in Math 12 37

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 26 34
Proficiency in Reading 31 38
Proficiency in Math 21 31

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 26 32
Proficiency in Reading 26 35
Proficiency in Math 25 30

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 23 29
Proficiency in Reading 33 33
Proficiency in Math 13 26

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.54
AVG FOR DISTRICT 16.03
AVG FOR STATE 15.74
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 29 15.3%
Grade 1 22 11.6%
Grade 2 25 13.2%
Grade 3 32 16.9%
Grade 4 33 17.5%
Grade 5 17 9.0%
Grade 6 31 16.4%
Total 189 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 0.0% 0.3% 50.5%
Black 76.5% 68.8% 17.6%
Hispanic 17.5% 29.0% 26.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 6.0% 1.8% 5.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.1% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 98.4% 98.9% 47.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 91.0% 93.3% 43.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.4% 5.6% 4.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 15,267 12,802,023
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 4,185.3 230
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.1% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 26.0% 19.6%
20-44 YEARS OLD 33.6% 33.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 22.1% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 13.2% 14.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 5,651 4,818,452
Single Parent Households With Children 19.1% 10.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 80.2% 88.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 10.1% 33.4%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 1.9% 13.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 2.7% 15.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 8.4% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 15.2% 17.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 15.8% 16.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 23.1% 13.6%
$15,000 or less 32.9% 11.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,522 $14,433,186 42.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $620 $1,372,060 4.0%
Staff $786 $1,739,418 5.1%
General Administration $966 $2,137,758 6.2%
School Administration $758 $1,677,454 4.9%
Operation $1,521 $3,365,973 9.8%
Transportation $674 $1,491,562 4.3%
Other $1,315 $2,910,095 8.5%
Total Support $6,641 $14,696,533 42.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,338 $5,173,994 15.1%
Total Expenditures $15,501 $34,303,713 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,469 $17,149,168,027 53.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $866 $1,753,249,816 5.5%
Staff $511 $1,035,392,053 3.2%
General Administration $508 $1,028,089,038 3.2%
School Administration $724 $1,466,036,035 4.6%
Operation $1,137 $2,302,343,028 7.2%
Transportation $625 $1,265,587,571 4.0%
Other $553 $1,119,318,418 3.5%
Total Support $4,923 $9,969,107,562 31.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,409 $4,878,272,870 15.2%
Total Expenditures $15,801 $31,997,108,858 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%