Whitaker Elementary School

Serves grades PK - 5

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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
4700 Rutherford Dr
El Paso, TX 79924
Phone
(915) 231-2820
District
EL PASO ISD
County
EL PASO COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
429
Classroom Teachers
28

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Texas

2

(10 is best)

Better than 12.4% of TX schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

2

(10 is best)

Whitaker Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 32 44
Proficiency in Reading 32 41
Proficiency in Math 32 46

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 27 46
Proficiency in Reading 25 44
Proficiency in Math 29 47

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 24 54
Proficiency in Reading 26 51
Proficiency in Math 21 57

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 15.18
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.94
AVG FOR STATE 15.19
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 37 8.6%
Kindergarten 67 15.6%
Grade 1 70 16.3%
Grade 2 76 17.7%
Grade 3 62 14.5%
Grade 4 61 14.2%
Grade 5 56 13.1%
Total 429 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 4.2% 9.7% 28.9%
Black 4.0% 3.6% 12.9%
Hispanic 90.6% 84.9% 53.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.2% 1.2% 4.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.6% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 75.3% 69.4% 58.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 75.3% 65.7% 52.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 3.7% 6.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 326,610 28,304,596
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,567.9 106
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.5% 7.2%
5-19 YEARS OLD 21.6% 21.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 34.5% 35.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 22.9% 23.8%
65 OR OLDER 13.5% 11.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 111,486 9,430,419
Single Parent Households With Children 13.4% 12.5%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 78.5% 82.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 27.7% 28.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 6.9% 12.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 9.8% 14.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 9.0% 12.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.3% 17.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.7% 18.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 19.6% 14.7%
$15,000 or less 17.8% 11.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,757 $345,690,579 57.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $582 $34,947,354 5.8%
Staff $687 $41,252,289 6.9%
General Administration $67 $4,023,149 0.7%
School Administration $625 $37,529,375 6.3%
Operation $701 $42,092,947 7.0%
Transportation $210 $12,609,870 2.1%
Other $242 $14,531,374 2.4%
Total Support $3,113 $186,926,311 31.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,111 $66,712,217 11.1%
Total Expenditures $9,982 $599,389,154 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,397 $28,918,524,308 47.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $442 $2,367,389,970 3.9%
Staff $436 $2,333,971,970 3.8%
General Administration $128 $686,315,674 1.1%
School Administration $527 $2,824,943,065 4.6%
Operation $710 $3,802,009,903 6.2%
Transportation $249 $1,333,957,706 2.2%
Other $416 $2,230,530,750 3.7%
Total Support $2,908 $15,579,381,241 25.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,052 $16,350,528,291 26.9%
Total Expenditures $11,357 $60,848,895,653 100.0%
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%