Whittier Elementary School

Public K-5

 901 N Lewis Ave
       Waukegan, IL  60085-2626


 (224) 303-1900

District: Waukegan CUSD 60

SchoolDigger Rank:
1752nd of 2,045 Illinois Elementary Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  16.0
Number of students:  625

Immunizations:

Measles:
98.9%
Polio:
98.3%
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Racial breakdown:

Hispanic:
82.4%
African American:
11.2%
Two or more races:
2.9%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  73.4%

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We updated the 2017-18 rankings and test scores for this school on Monday, November 5, 2018.


Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2018, Whittier Elementary School ranked worse than 85.7% of elementary schools in Illinois. It also ranked 10th among 15 ranked elementary schools in the Waukegan CUSD 60 School District. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2018 the calculated Average Standard Score was 17.1. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Racial makeup is: Hispanic (82.4%), African American (11.2%), two or more races (2.9%). (See more...)
Compare Details 73.4% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Whittier Elementary School is 16. 9 elementary schools in the Waukegan CUSD 60 School District have better student/teacher ratios. (See more...)
Compare Whittier Elementary School employs 39 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2018 Rankings:

Whittier Elementary School:

SchoolDigger ranks Whittier Elementary School 1752nd of 2045 Illinois public elementary schools. (See Whittier Elementary School in the ranking list.)

Waukegan CUSD 60:

SchoolDigger ranks Waukegan CUSD 60 710th of 771 Illinois school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Whittier Elementary School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools IL State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2010 4.72 2067th 2139 3.4%
2011 10.97 1983rd 2147 7.6%
2012 16.63 1917th 2166 11.5%
2013 10.25 2018th 2167 6.9%
2014 10.87 1935th 2093 7.5%
2015 16.09 1814th 2052 11.6%
2016 11.27 1973rd 2079 5.1%
2017 13.84 1864th 2064 9.7%
2018 17.10 1752nd 2045 14.3%

Data source: test scores: Illinois State Board of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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Data source: Illinois State Board of Education

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Enrollment information for Whittier Elementary School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
2008 41 110 12 782 2 n/a n/a 22 969
2009 51 120 8 798 2 n/a n/a 23 1002
2010 18 66 3 497 0 n/a n/a 21 605
2011 6 59 3 542 1 0 8 0 619
2012 13 52 4 528 2 0 9 0 608
2013 11 62 5 522 2 1 6 0 609
2014 10 61 6 577 2 0 11 0 667
2015 8 73 6 598 5 0 13 0 703
2016 13 79 5 488 3 0 8 0 596
2017 12 70 7 515 3 n/a 18 0 625

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 Elementary School

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2008 969 20.0 48.5 n/a
2009 1002 26.0 38.5 n/a
2010 605 29.0 20.8 81.5
2011 619 30.8 20.0 71.6
2012 608 29.0 20.9 57.9
2013 609 38.0 16.0 0.7
2014 667 34.5 19.3 73.5
2015 703 34.0 20.6 78.8
2016 596 36.0 16.5 57.7
2017 625 39.0 16.0 73.4

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 Elementary School

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2008 969 20.0 48.5 n/a
2009 1002 26.0 38.5 n/a
2010 605 29.0 20.8 81.5
2011 619 30.8 20.0 71.6
2012 608 29.0 20.9 57.9
2013 609 38.0 16.0 0.7
2014 667 34.5 19.3 73.5
2015 703 34.0 20.6 78.8
2016 596 36.0 16.5 57.7
2017 625 39.0 16.0 73.4

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.

Immunization Rates

Whittier Elementary School

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YearPolioMeaslesMumpsRubellaVaricellaDTPHepatitus BPneumococcal
201595.9%96.5%96.5%96.5%96.6%96.2%
201698.9%98.9%98.9%98.9%98.9%98.9%
201799.4%99.8%99.8%99.8%99.5%99.4%5.6%5.6%
201897.8%98.5%98.5%98.5%97.8%97.9%1.7%1.7%
201998.3%98.9%98.9%98.9%98.7%98.9%

Data source: Illinois State Board of Education




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau, the Illinois Department of Public Health and the Illinois State Board of Education.

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