Whittier K-8 School

Public PK, KG-8

 2480 Downing Street
       Denver, CO  80205-5239


 (720) 424-3040

 School Website

District: School District No. 1

SchoolDigger Rank:
700th of 924 Colorado Elementary Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  14.6
Number of students:  307

Racial breakdown:
African American:
47.6%
Hispanic:
36.8%
Two or more races:
7.8%
Free/discounted lunch recipients:  89.9%

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We updated the 2016-17 rankings and test scores for this school on Thursday, August 17, 2017.


Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2017, Whittier K-8 School ranked worse than 75.8% of elementary schools in Colorado. It also ranked 56th among 100 ranked elementary schools in the School District No. 1. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2017 the calculated Average Standard Score was 23.25. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2017, Whittier K-8 School ranked worse than 50.6% of middle schools in Colorado. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2017 the calculated Average Standard Score was 42.91. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Racial makeup is: African American (47.6%), Hispanic (36.8%), two or more races (7.8%). (See more...)
Compare Details 89.9% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Whittier K-8 School is 14.6, which is the 40th best among 100 elementary schools in the School District No. 1. (See more...)
Compare Whittier K-8 School employs 21 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2017 Rankings:

Whittier K-8 School:

SchoolDigger ranks Whittier K-8 School 700th of 924 Colorado public elementary schools. (See Whittier K-8 School in the ranking list.)
SchoolDigger ranks Whittier K-8 School 210th of 415 Colorado public middle schools. (See Whittier K-8 School in the ranking list.)

School District No. 1:

SchoolDigger ranks School District No. 1 75th of 109 Colorado school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Whittier K-8 School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools CO State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2004 18.55 678th 803 15.6%
2005 5.87 778th 818 4.9%
2006 2.66 809th 824 1.8%
2007 7.16 795th 848 6.3%
2008 10.69 768th 846 9.2%
2009 12.90 772nd 870 11.3%
2010 4.49 891st 918 2.9%
2011 8.67 856th 928 7.8%
2012 16.39 791st 929 14.9%
2013 22.75 762nd 948 19.6%
2014 24.70 744th 956 22.2%
2015 20.39 745th 936 20.4%
2016 27.10 634th 905 29.9%
2017 23.25 700th 924 24.2%

Data source: test scores: Colorado Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

Rank History for Whittier K-8 School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools CO State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2004 50.91 170th 338 49.7%
2005 12.26 304th 342 11.1%
2006 2.48 342nd 349 2.0%
2007 11.75 328th 367 10.6%
2008 21.53 307th 369 16.8%
2009 19.47 328th 385 14.8%
2010 7.59 391st 418 6.5%
2011 13.19 382nd 433 11.8%
2012 17.67 365th 435 16.1%
2013 21.36 373rd 464 19.6%
2014 14.56 406th 469 13.4%
2015 31.41 291st 435 33.1%
2017 42.91 210th 415 49.4%

Data source: test scores: Colorado Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

Whittier K-8 School Test Scores
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Enrollment information for Whittier K-8 School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1988 60 188 5 45 4 n/a n/a 0 302
1989 59 177 6 49 4 n/a n/a 0 295
1990 78 140 1 37 3 n/a n/a 0 259
1991 79 169 4 50 5 n/a n/a 0 307
1992 85 171 4 43 7 n/a n/a 0 310
1993 90 182 1 34 6 n/a n/a 0 313
1994 74 161 2 47 3 n/a n/a 0 287
1995 45 173 2 47 4 n/a n/a 0 271
1996 45 173 2 47 4 n/a n/a 0 271
1997 19 259 2 80 7 n/a n/a 0 367
1998 10 236 0 80 2 n/a n/a 0 328
1999 9 181 0 75 2 n/a n/a 0 267
2000 4 168 0 66 0 n/a n/a 0 238
2001 5 168 1 79 3 n/a n/a 0 256
2002 5 136 1 81 2 n/a n/a 0 225
2003 5 136 1 81 2 n/a n/a 0 225
2004 5 117 2 77 3 n/a n/a 0 204
2005 2 133 1 73 1 n/a n/a 0 210
2006 10 151 3 81 1 n/a n/a 0 246
2007 17 123 6 76 1 n/a n/a 0 223
2008 22 150 4 73 1 n/a n/a 0 250
2009 35 162 5 91 4 n/a n/a 0 297
2010 38 133 3 112 3 n/a n/a 0 289
2011 32 114 1 133 3 0 18 0 301
2012 27 122 2 109 4 0 19 0 283
2013 17 138 4 120 3 1 17 0 300
2014 27 140 3 129 3 1 15 0 318
2015 17 144 3 128 1 0 28 0 321
2016 17 146 3 113 4 0 24 0 307

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Whittier K-8 School

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 302 19.2 15.7 n/a
1989 295 16.1 18.3 34.9
1990 259 15.4 16.8 47.5
1991 307 15.4 19.9 49.5
1992 310 16.1 19.2 50.6
1993 313 15.1 20.7 38.0
1994 287 15.2 18.9 55.1
1995 271 14.2 19.1 63.5
1996 271 14.2 19.1 63.5
1997 367 14.1 26.0 77.9
1998 328 17.2 19.1 82.6
1999 267 18.2 14.7 86.1
2000 238 18.0 13.2 92.9
2001 256 16.0 16.0 87.5
2002 225 15.0 15.0 84.9
2003 225 15.0 15.0 84.9
2004 204 14.7 13.9 86.3
2005 210 13.7 15.3 85.7
2006 246 15.3 16.1 82.5
2007 223 14.5 15.4 70.4
2008 250 19.3 13.0 70.0
2009 297 18.5 16.1 66.0
2010 289 16.2 17.7 91.7
2011 301 16.8 17.8 95.3
2012 283 16.0 17.6 82.0
2013 300 14.1 21.2 83.0
2014 318 19.7 16.1 93.1
2015 321 18.0 17.8 90.0
2016 307 21.0 14.6 89.9

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Whittier K-8 School

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 302 19.2 15.7 n/a
1989 295 16.1 18.3 34.9
1990 259 15.4 16.8 47.5
1991 307 15.4 19.9 49.5
1992 310 16.1 19.2 50.6
1993 313 15.1 20.7 38.0
1994 287 15.2 18.9 55.1
1995 271 14.2 19.1 63.5
1996 271 14.2 19.1 63.5
1997 367 14.1 26.0 77.9
1998 328 17.2 19.1 82.6
1999 267 18.2 14.7 86.1
2000 238 18.0 13.2 92.9
2001 256 16.0 16.0 87.5
2002 225 15.0 15.0 84.9
2003 225 15.0 15.0 84.9
2004 204 14.7 13.9 86.3
2005 210 13.7 15.3 85.7
2006 246 15.3 16.1 82.5
2007 223 14.5 15.4 70.4
2008 250 19.3 13.0 70.0
2009 297 18.5 16.1 66.0
2010 289 16.2 17.7 91.7
2011 301 16.8 17.8 95.3
2012 283 16.0 17.6 82.0
2013 300 14.1 21.2 83.0
2014 318 19.7 16.1 93.1
2015 321 18.0 17.8 90.0
2016 307 21.0 14.6 89.9

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Colorado Department of Education.

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