School Details

Whittier Elementary School

1761 Walnut Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90813
(562) 599-6263

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Public Grades K-5 867 students 19 students/teacher (CA avg is 21)

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About this school

Whittier Elementary School is a public elementary school in Long Beach. The principal of Whittier Elementary School is Edward Garcia, who can be contacted at 867 students attend Whittier Elementary School and are mostly Hispanic; Asian; and Black, non-Hispanic. 52% of the Whittier Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 94% of the 867 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Whittier Elementary School is 19:1. Alvarado Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 68% 52%
Asian 20% 8%
Black, non-Hispanic 10% 17%
White, non-Hispanic 1% 16%
Multiracial 0.9% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.7% 82567%
Pacific Islander 0.6% 2%
Unspecified 0.2% 1%
Filipino 0.1% 4%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.2%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 94% 68%
Limited English proficiency 52% 24%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    Large classes (30 plus students) cutbacks everywhere and it's not fair to the teachers staff or children. I congratulate everyone for trying so hard to educate the students with limited resources. Parents must step up and pitch in now more than ever.

  • (5 years ago)

    Probably need some exterior updates but the education and the dedication and interes for the student is amazing. responsables and very profesional teachers.

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