Whittier Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "Newport-Mesa Unified" in Costa Mesa, CA. There are a total of 729 students and 28 teachers at Whittier Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 27 to 1. There are a total of 615 free lunch students and 77 reduced lunch students.
Whittier Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 17.0%, which is 55% lower than the California average.
|Taking some courses||n/a|
|Taking some courses (not tests)||n/a|
|Passing some courses||n/a|
|Passing no courses||n/a|
Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Whittier Elementary, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.
The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.
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|Hispanic or Latino||98.9%||52.9%||54.1%||23.6%|
|American Indian and Alaskan||0.0%||0.4%||0.7%||1.2%|
|Victoria Elementary||37%||0.7||Costa Mesa, CA|
|Pomona Elementary||28%||0.9||Costa Mesa, CA|
|Everett A. Rea Elementary||11%||1.1||Costa Mesa, CA|
|Wilson Elementary||28%||1.1||Costa Mesa, CA|
|Estancia High||34%||1.3||Costa Mesa, CA|
|John H. Eader Elementary||70%||1.5||Huntington Beach, CA|
|Newport Heights Elementary||52%||1.5||Newport Beach, CA|
|Edison High||72%||1.8||Huntington Beach, CA|
|Newport Harbor High||48%||2.0||Newport Beach, CA|
|Horace Ensign Intermediate||51%||2.0||Newport Beach, CA|
|Mariners Elementary||71%||2.1||Newport Beach, CA|
|Ralph E. Hawes Elementary||80%||2.2||Huntington Beach, CA|
|Population density (sq mi)||3,651||232||91|
|Married (15yrs & older)||59%||52%||55%|
|Completed 8th grade||96.9%||81.1%||84.3%|
|Completed high school||96.8%||79.8%||83.0%|
|Completed some college||90.2%||61.5%||59.4%|
|Completed associate degree||72.2%||39.8%||38.5%|
|Completed professional degree||10.0%||3.9%||3.3%|