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69%
  • Murphy Ranch Elementary
  • 16021 Janine Dr., Whittier
  • East Whittier City Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 566
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 29:1
60%
  • Leffingwell Elementary
  • 10625 S. Santa Gertrudes, Whittier
  • East Whittier City Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 652
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
56%
  • La Serna High
  • 15301 E. Youngwood Dr., Whittier
  • Whittier Union High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,940
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 30:1
50%
  • Ocean View Elementary
  • 14359 E. Second St., Whittier
  • East Whittier City Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 795
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
43%
  • East Whittier Middle School
  • 14421 E. Whittier Blvd., Whittier
  • East Whittier City Elementary
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,287
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 29:1
41%
  • Jordan Elementary
  • 10654 Jordan Rd., Whittier
  • Lowell Joint
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 407
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
39%
  • Whittier High
  • 12417 E. Philadelphia St., Whittier
  • Whittier Union High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,164
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
37%
  • Mill Elementary
  • 4030 S. Workman Mill Rd., Whittier
  • Whittier City Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 455
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 29:1
35%
  • Laurel Elementary
  • 13550 Lambert Rd., Whittier
  • East Whittier City Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 713
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
33%
  • Evergreen Elementary
  • 12915 E. Helmer Dr., Whittier
  • East Whittier City Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 468
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
25%
  • Lydia Jackson Elementary
  • 8015 S. Painter Ave., Whittier
  • Whittier City Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 430
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
25%
  • Walter F. Dexter Middle School
  • 11532 E. Floral Dr., Whittier
  • Whittier City Elementary
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,097
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
23%
  • Orange Grove Elementary
  • 10626 E. Orange Grove Ave., Whittier
  • Whittier City Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 401
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
23%
  • Longfellow Elementary
  • 6005 S. Magnolia Ave., Whittier
  • Whittier City Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 593
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
22%
  • Lou Henry Hoover Elementary
  • 6302 S. Alta Ave., Whittier
  • Whittier City Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 485
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 29:1
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  • Frontier High (continuation)
  • 9401 S. Painter Ave., Whittier
  • Whittier Union High
  • Grades: 11 - 12 · Students: 613
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
n/a
  • Whittier Independent Study
  • 5777 Lockheed Ave., Whittier
  • Whittier City Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 5
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 5:1
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  • Whittier Area Community Day
  • 5777 Lockheed Ave., Whittier
  • Whittier City Elementary
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 20
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 34:1
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Whittier school information

IndexWhittierCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores39%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio22:120:116:1
Total public schools518,30879,221
Total private schools283,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools81,0857,963
The Whittier, CA educational system consists of 51 public schools, 28 private schools and 8 post-secondary schools. Whittier public schools have average test scores of 39% which is 1% higher than than the California average and 22% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Whittier public schools is 22:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.3% have completed high school, 24.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Whittier

IndexWhittierCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade83.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school82.3%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college60.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.5%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.8%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.3%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.6%1.3%

There are a total of 51 public schools, 28 private schools and 8 post-secondary schools in Whittier. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Whittier, CA schools is 39%. The average student to teacher ratio is 22:1. In Whittier, CA, an average of 83.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 82.3% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Whittier schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Whittier, CA schools.

Source: The Whittier, CA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.