PROFICIENCY 35% 9% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
21%South Whittier Elementary
30%South Whittier

Howard J. Mckibben Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "South Whittier Elementary" in South Whittier, CA. There are a total of 434 students and 15 teachers at Howard J. Mckibben Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 29 to 1. There are a total of 282 free lunch students and 70 reduced lunch students.

Howard J. Mckibben Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 34.5%, which is 9% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio29:1
Free lunch282
Reduced lunch70


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/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 Howard J. Mckibben Elementary, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

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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Howard J. Mckibben Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian n/a 3.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American n/a 0.3% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a 1.3% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 94.8% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 0.0% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 0.3% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 0.0% 3.1% 3.1%

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East Whittier Middle School43%1.7Whittier, CA

South Whittier demographics profile

StatisticSouth WhittierCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)11,11323291
Median age33.336.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%52%55%
Speak English43%56%79%
Speak Spanish53%29%13%

Education level achieved in South Whittier

IndexSouth WhittierCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade73.6%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school72.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college46.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.0%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.6%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.2%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.6%1.3%
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